Jessica M. Silbey

Northeastern University School of Law

Professor of Law

400 Huntington Ave.

Boston, MA 02115

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

The Mythical Beginnings of Intellectual Property

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 15, p. 319, 2008, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 07-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2008
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 692 (24,012)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Intellectual property, trademark, copyright, patent, narrative theory, law and culture, cultural analysis of law, law and literature, political theory

2.

Images in/of Law

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 171, 2012/13, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-37
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 347 (43,303)

Abstract:

film, evidence, law and humanities, constitutional law, gaming, cultural study of law, intellectual property, virtual reality

3.

Harvesting Intellectual Property: Inspired Beginnings and 'Work-Makes-Work,' Two Stages in the Creative Processes of Artists and Innovators

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 2091, 2011, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-60
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Dec 2011
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 282 (72,411)

Abstract:

intellectual property, copyright, trademark, patent, empirical legal studies, narrative, law and culture, popular consciousness, law and humanities

4.

Harvesting Intellectual Property

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 May 2010
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 278 (72,687)

Abstract:

intellectual property, law and humanities, law and narrative, law and economics

5.

A History of Representations of Justice: Coincident Preoccupations of Law and Film

REPRESENTATIONS OF JUSTICE, Masson, O'Connors, eds., Peter Lang, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2008
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 261 (82,568)

Abstract:

film, popular culture, evidence, law and technology, cinema, trial, litigation, cultural analysis of law, law and humanities, legal consciousness

6.

What Do We Do When We Do Law and Popular Culture

Law and Social Inquiry, 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 237 (95,491)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Popular culture, cultural studies, law and film, law and literature, cultural analysis of law

7.

Filmmaking in the Precinct House and the Genre of Documentary Film

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 107-180, 2006
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 28 Mar 2006
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 205 (96,707)
Citation 1

Abstract:

film, evidence, popular culture, confession, criminal law, interrogations, legislation

8.

Judges as Film Critics: New Approaches to Filmic Evidence

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 37, p. 493, 2004
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 21 Jun 2004
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 205 (105,888)

Abstract:

Law, evidence, film, popular culture, video

9.

Patterns of Courtroom Justice

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 97-116, 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jun 2004
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 183 (117,736)

Abstract:

Law, film, trial film, courtroom drama, popular culture

10.

Cross-Examining Film

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class, Vol. 8, p. 101, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 178 (111,744)
Citation 1

Abstract:

film, evidence, supreme court, fourth amendment, qualified immunity, trial practice, law and culture, law and humanities, law and literature, constitutional law, sixth amendment, fifth amendment, civil rights

11.

The Rhetoric of Intellectual Property: Copyright Law and the Regulation of Digital Culture, by Jessica Reyman (Book Review)

IP Law Book Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 27, June 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-29
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 169 (128,272)

Abstract:

intellectual property, law and literature, law and humanities, copyright, technology, rhetoric, social change

12.

The Politics of Law and Film Study: An Introduction to the Symposium on Legal Outsiders in American Film

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 755, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 09-34
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jul 2009
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 159 (125,102)

Abstract:

law and film, cultural studies, cultural analysis of law, jurisprudence, criminal law, law and the humanities, law and literature

13.

Truth Tales and Trial Films

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 551, 2007, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2007
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 158 (128,906)

Abstract:

law and film, law and humanities, law and popular culture, interdisciplinary legal studies, law and literature, cultural analysis of law, law and culture, popular legal consciousness, cinema, trials, litigation

14.

Videotaped Confessions and the Genre of Documentary

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 16, p. 789, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 137 (148,381)

Abstract:

evidence, film, law and popular culture, documentary, law and film, law and literature, intellectual property

15.

Criminal Performances: Film, Autobiography, and Confession

New Mexico Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 189, 2007, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 07-11
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Mar 2007
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 120 (170,215)

Abstract:

film, evidence, confession, law and literature, law and film, law and culture, cultural analysis of law, criminal law, Fifth Amendment

16.

A Witness to Justice

STUDIES IN LAW, POLITICS AND SOCIETY: A SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM ISSUE ON LAW AND FILM, Austin Sarat, ed., Vol. 46, pp. 61-91, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2009
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 110 (183,094)

Abstract:

law and film, law and humanities, evidence, rape, criminal law, law and literature, evidence, jurisprudence, witness, testimony

17.

Evidence Verité and the Law of Film

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 1257-1299, 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-23
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2010
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 109 (166,328)

Abstract:

Evidence, Law and Film, Law and Cultural Studies, Law and Humanities, Law and Literature, Criminal Law, Law and Interpretation, Photography, Photographs, Fair Use and Copyright

18.

Introduction to Symposium: Reasoning from Literature

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 22, p. 339, 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-31
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 104 (196,531)

Abstract:

law and literature, law and humanities, rhetoric, narrative, cultural analysis of law

19.

Law and Justice on the Small Screen

Law and Justice on the Small Screen, Hart Publishing, 2012, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-31
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2012
Peter Robson and Jessica M. Silbey
University of Strathclyde - School of Law and Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 96 (183,094)

Abstract:

law and television, film, popular culture, law and literature, law and humanities, law and culture, law and psychology, criminal law, evidence, judging, law of lawyering, professional responsibility, legal ethics

20.

Persuasive Visions: Film and Memory

Law, Culture and the Humanities, Vol. 10, p. 24, 2014, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-58
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 95 (177,613)

Abstract:

law and film, law and literature, memory, evidence, cultural analysis of law, film, criminal law

21.

The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property

The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property (Stanford University Press, 2015) , Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 15-7
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 88 (162,562)

Abstract:

intellectual property, copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, empirical research, qualitative analysis, cultural analysis of law, narrative theory, law and economics

22.

Comparative Tales of Origins and Access: Intellectual Property and the Rhetoric of Social Change

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 61, p. 195, 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 76 (233,525)

Abstract:

intellectual property, trademark, copyright, patent, narrative, law and literature, law and culture, rhetoric, social change, social movements, open source, property

23.

The Semiotics of Film in US Supreme Court Cases

LAW, CULTURE AND VISUAL STUDIES (Springer 2014), p. 179, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 14-16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2014
Jessica M. Silbey and Meghan Slack
Northeastern University School of Law and Law Office of Meghan Slack
Downloads 54 (265,985)

Abstract:

law and humanities, law and culture, law and film, semiotics, first amendment, obscenity, copyright, intellectual property, pornography, search and seizure

24.

Patent Variation: Discerning Diversity Among Patent Functions

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 45, p. 441, 2013, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 14-1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2014
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 36 (314,808)

Abstract:

intellectual property, patents, empirical legal studies, property, law and economics, law and social science, law and the humanities

25.

Reading Intellectual Property Reform Through the Lens of Constitutional Equality

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 549, 2015, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 15-8
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 34 (296,002)

Abstract:

intellectual property, copyright, trademark, patent, constitutional law, equality, distributive justice, legal history, Supreme Court

26.

Promoting Progress: A Qualitative Analysis of Creative and Innovative Production

The SAGE Handbook of Intellectual Property (SAGE Publications, 2014), p. 515, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 15-9
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 31 (317,745)

Abstract:

intellectual property, patent, copyright, trademark, progress, empirical legal research, qualitative research, innovation

27.

Analysis of Videotape Evidence in Police Misconduct Cases

25 Touro L. Rev. 857 (2009), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Apr 2014
Martin A. Schwartz, Jessica M. Silbey, Jack Ryan and Gail Donoghue
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Northeastern University School of Law, Suffolk University Law School and New York City Law Department
Downloads 5 (445,047)

Abstract:

videotape evidence, computer generated simulation, police misconduct litigation, trial evidence, relevance, Rule 403 of the Federal Rules of Evidence, probative value, balancing test, hearsay rule exceptions

28.

Fairer Uses

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 96, Forthcoming, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 268-2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jun 2016
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
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Abstract:

intellectual property, copyright, fair use, empirical legal studies, trademark, notice, property

29.

Picturing Moral Arguments in a Fraught Legal Arena: Fetuses, Photographic Phantoms and Ultrasounds

Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2016, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 246-2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Jessica M. Silbey
Northeastern University School of Law
Downloads 0 (306,483)

Abstract:

constitutional law, abortion, reproductive rights, film, film theory, cultural studies, feminism, privacy, medical technology, compelled speech, video, medical regulation