Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies


J.D., Yale University

Field of Specialty

Comparative law and social welfare, global justice and human rights, economic philosophies, legal argumentation.

Contact Information

Brown Social Science Center 313

Richard Gaskins

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Gaskins, Richard. The Congo Trials in the International Criminal Court. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Gaskins, Richard. "The Juridical Roots of Presumptions and Burdens of Proof." Presumptions and Burdens of Proof: An Anthology of Argumentation and the Law. Ed. Hansen, Hans V. et al.. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2019

Gaskins, Richard. "Marcuse's Hegel: Hope and Despair in the Logic of Negation." Society 55. 4 (2018): 361-66.

Gaskins, Richard. "“The Legal Characterization of Facts at the International Criminal Court"." Legal Argumentation and the Rule of Law. Ed. E.T. Feteris, H. Kloosterhuis, H.J. Plug, C.E. Smith. The Hague: Eleven Publ., 2017. 59-68.

Gaskins, Richard. "Political Development in Early Iceland: Applying Network Theory to the Sagas." Applications of Network Theory to Medieval and Modern Literary and Cultural Traditions. Ed. Kramarz-Bein, Susanne and Hilsmann, Birge. Muenster: LIT, 2015

Gaskins, Richard. "The Enigma of Community Responsibility: Ethical Reflections on Accident Compensation." Victoria University of Wellington Law Review (New Zealand) 46. (2015): 789-810.

Gaskins, Richard. "Accounting for Accidents: Social Costs of Personal Injuries." Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 41. (2010): 37-50.

Gaskins, Richard. "Creating at the Margins: Cultural Dynamics in Early Iceland." Gripla 20. (2009): 93-108.

Gaskins, Richard. "Regulating Private Law: Socio-Legal Perspectives on the New Zealand Accident Compensation Scheme." Torts Law Journal 17. 1 (2009): 24-34.

Gaskins, Richard. "Network Dynamics in Saga and Society." Scandinavian Studies 77. (2005): 201-16.

Gaskins, Richard. "The Fate of No-Fault in America." Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 34. (2003): 213-37.

Gaskins, Richard. "Shaping the Adversary Culture." Informal Logic 21. (2001): 187-97.

Gaskins,Richard. Burdens of Proof in Modern Discourse. Yale University Press, 1993.

Gaskins,Richard. Environmental Accidents: Personal Injury and Public Responsibility. Temple University Press, 1989.