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Publications: Prof David Schiff

Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2020 ) . The Supervision of Guilty Pleas by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales – Workable Relationships and Tragic Choices . Criminal Law Forum vol. 31 , ( 4 ) 513 - 552 .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2020 ) . Neo-Systems Theory and Jurisprudence . Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy ,
NOBLES RL, SCHIFF D ( 2018 ) . Criminal Justice Unhinged: The Challenge of Guilty Pleas? . Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2018 ) . Neo-Systems Theory and Jurisprudence . Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy ,
NOBLES RL, Schiff D ( 2017 ) . Trials And Miscarriages: An evolutionary socio-historical analysis . Criminal Law Forum: official journal of the Society for the Reform of Criminal Law
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2017 ) . Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society: A Systems Theory of European Constitutionalism . SOCIAL & LEGAL STUDIES vol. 26 , ( 3 ) 401 - 414 .
NOBLES RL, Schiff D ( 2017 ) . Taking the Evolution of Legal Doctrine Seriously: review of Katayoun Baghai, Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review: Taking Jurisprudence Seriously . International Journal of Law in Context vol. 13 , ( 1 ) Article 655850 , 96 - 120 .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2017 ) . Taking the evolution of legal doctrine seriously: review of Katayoun Baghai, Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review: Taking Jurisprudence Seriously (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. 188 pp. £65/£58.50) . International Journal of Law in Context vol. 13 , ( 1 ) 96 - 120 .
NOBLES RL, Schiff D ( 2017 ) . Observing sovereignty, law and politics at the global level: Review of Jiří Přibáň, Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society: A Systems Theory of European Constitutionalism, Farnham: Ashgate/Routledge, 2015 . Social and Legal Studies
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2016 ) . Law, Society and Community, Socio-Legal Essays in Honour of Roger Cotterrell .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2016 ) . Legal Argumentation: A Sociological Account . Jurisprudence1 - 30 .
NOBLES RL, Schiff DN ( 2015 ) . Civil Disobedience and Constituent Power . International Journal of Law in Context vol. 2015 , ( Special Issue ) 462 - 480 .
NOBLES RL, Schiff DNS ( 2014 ) . The Sociology of 'The Politics of Jurisprudence' .
NOBLES RL, Schiff D ( 2013 ) . Luhmann: Law, Justice, and Time . International Journal for the Semiotics of Law vol. 26 , 1 - 16 .
SCHIFF DN, Nobles R ( 2013 ) . Pulling Back from the Edge? . The Modern Law Review Journal vol. 76 , ( 3 ) 620 - 638 .
SCHIFF DN, Nobles R ( 2013 ) . Structural coupling between the systems of law and the media: the contrasting examples of criminal conviction and criminal appeal . Law and Intersystemic Communication: Understanding ‘Structural Coupling’ , Editors: Febbrajo, A, Harste, G , Ashgate
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2013 ) . Legal Pluralism: A Systems Theory Approach to Language, Translation, and Communication . Law and Language ,
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2013 ) . Observing Law Through Systems Theory . Hart Pub Limited ( Oxford ),
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2012 ) . Observing Law through Systems Theory . Hart Publishing ( Oxford ),
SCHIFF DN, Nobles R ( 2012 ) . Using Systems Theory to Study Legal Pluralism: What Could Be Gained? . Law & Society Review vol. 46 , ( 2 ) 265 - 296 .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2012 ) . Legal Pluralism and Systems Theory . Law & Society Review vol. 46 , ( 2 ) 265 - 296 .
SCHIFF DN ( 2012 ) . Observing Law Through Systems Theory . Hart
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2010 ) . Disobedience to Law - Debbie Purdy's Case . The Modern Law Review vol. 73 , ( 2 ) 295 - 304 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2009 ) . Public confidence in criminal justice: the lessons from miscarriages of justice (2009) 48(5) 461 . Howard Journal of Criminal Justice vol. 48 , ( 5 ) 461 - 471 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2009 ) . 'After Ten Years: An Investment in Justice?' . The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Hope for the Innocent? , Editors: Naughton, M , Palgrave Macmillan ( Basingstoke, Hampshire ),
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2009 ) . Jurisprudence as Self-Description: Natural Law and Positivism within the English Legal System . Soziologische Jurisprudenz: Festschrift fur Gunther Teubner , Editors: Calliess, G-P, Fischer-Lescano, A, Wielsch, D, Zumbansen, P et al. , De Gruyter Recht
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2009 ) . Why do judges talk the way they do? . International Journal of Law in Context vol. 5.1 , 25 - 49 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF DN ( 2008 ) . 'Criminal Cases Review Commission’ (268); ‘Miscarriages of Justice’ (796); ‘Systems Theory’ (1149) . Editors: Cane, P, Conaghan, J , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2008 ) . Absurd Asymmetry - a Comment on R v Cottrell and Fletcher and BM, KK and DP (Petitioners) v Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission . The Modern Law Review vol. 71 , ( 3 ) 464 - 472 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2008 ) . ‘Criminal Cases Review Commission’ , ‘Miscarriages of Justice’, 'Systems Theory' (OUP, 2008) . New Oxford Companion to Law , Editors: Cane, P, Conaghan, J , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2007 ) . Paradoxes and Inconsistencies in the Law by Oren Perez and Gunther Teubner (eds) . Modern Law Review vol. 70 , ( 3 ) 505 - 516 .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2007 ) . Misleading statistics within criminal trials . MED SCI LAW vol. 47 , ( 1 ) 7 - 10 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2007 ) . Review of O Perez and G Teubner (eds), Paradoxes and Inconsistencies in the Law . The Modern Law Review vol. 70 , 505 - 516 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2007 ) . The Emperor's New Clothes (Review Article of Ronald Dworkin, Justice in Robes) . The Modern Law Review vol. 70 , ( 1 ) 139 - 160 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2006 ) . A Sociology of Jurisprudence . Hart Publishing ( Oxford ),
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2006 ) . Communicating Moral Responsibility through Criminal Law (Review of V Tadros, Criminal Responsibility) . Oxford Journal of Legal Studies vol. 26 , 207 - 217 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2006 ) . Guilt and Innocence in the Criminal Justice System: A Comment on R (Mullen) v Secretary of State for the Home Department . The Modern Law Review vol. 69 , 80 - 91 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2006 ) . Theorising the Criminal Trial and Criminal Appeal: Finality, Truth and Rights . The Trial on Trial, Volume 2 , Editors: Duff, RA, Farmer, L, Marshall, S, Tadros, V et al. , Hart Publishing ( Oxford ),
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2005 ) . A reply to Graham Zellick . CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW951 - 954 .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2005 ) . The criminal cases review commission: Establishing a workable relationship with the court of appeal . CRIM LAW REV173 - 189 .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2005 ) . Misleading statistics within criminal trials . Significance vol. 2 , ( 1 ) 17 - 19 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2005 ) . A reply to Graham Zellick . Criminal Law Review951 - 954 .
Nobles R, Schiff D ( 2004 ) . A story of miscarriage: Law in the media . J LAW SOC vol. 31 , ( 2 ) 221 - 244 .
Nobles R, SCHIFF DN ( 2004 ) . Introduction . N Luhmann, Law as a Social System (English translation) , Editors: Kastner, F, Nobles, R, Schiff, D, Ziegert, R et al. , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2002 ) . The Right to Appeal and Workable Systems of Justice . The Modern Law Review vol. 65 , ( 5 ) 676 - 701 .
Penner J, SCHIFF D, Nobles R ( 2002 ) . Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Commentary and Materials . originally Butterworths, now Oxford University Press ( London (now Oxford) ),
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2001 ) . The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Reporting Success? . Modern Law Review vol. 64 , ( 2 ) 280 - 299 .
Nobles, SCHIFF D ( 2001 ) . Criminal Justice: Autopoietic Insights . Law's New Boundaries: The Consequences of Legal Autopoiesis , Editors: Pribán, J, Nelken, D , Ashgate ( Dartmouth ),
Nobles R, SCHIFF D ( 2001 ) . Due process and Dirty Harry Dilemmas: Criminal Appeals and the Human Rights Act' (2001) . The Modern Law Review vol. 64 , 911 - 922 .