Simon Stern

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

78 Queen's Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

http://www.law.utoronto.ca/faculty-staff/full-time-faculty/simon-stern

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Law and Literature Seminar, Draft Syllabus

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,134 (11,147)

Abstract:

law and literature

2.

Between Local Knowledge and National Politics: Debating Rationales for Jury Nullification After Bushell's Case

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 111, No. 6, 2002
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 826 (15,769)

Abstract:

Bushell's Case, juries, jury nullification, grand jury, legal history, vicinage, William Penn, criminal law, political prosecutions, libel, Whigs, print culture

3.

Copyright, Originality, and the Public Domain in Eighteenth-Century England

ORIGINALITY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH ENLIGHTENMENT, Reginald McGinnis, ed., pp. 69-101, Routledge, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2013
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 626 (28,968)

Abstract:

copyright, intellectual property, fair use, public domain, parodies, aesthetics, Act of Anne

4.

Legal Remedies for Medical Ghostwriting: Imposing Fraud Liability on Guest Authors of Ghostwritten Articles

PLoS Medicine, Vol. 8, No. 8, pp. 1-5, August 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Simon Stern and Trudo Lemmens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 464 (37,863)

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5.

Literary Evidence and Legal Aesthetics

TEACHING LITERATURE AND LAW (MLA Approaches to Teaching Series), Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson, & Cathrine Frank, eds., New York: Modern Language Association, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2011
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 452 (44,899)
Citation 1

Abstract:

law and literature, pedagogy

6.

Constructive Knowledge, Probable Cause, and Administrative Decisionmaking

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 1085, 2007
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 May 2010
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 431 (50,497)

Abstract:

Criminal Procedure, Fourth Amendment, Probable Cause, Collective Knowledge, Constructive Knowledge, Inevitable Discovery

7.

Detecting Doctrines: The Case Method and the Detective Story

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 339-87, 2011
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2012
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 418 (49,134)

Abstract:

detective fiction, case method, legal pedagogy, narrative

8.

The Trials of Dorian Gray

Dorian Gray in the Twenty-First Century, ed. Richard Kaye (Oxford University Press, 2017)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 355 (52,890)

Abstract:

Wilde, Dorian Gray, obscenity law, Hicklin, evidence, narrative irony

9.

Tom Jones and the Economies of Copyright

Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 429-444, 1997
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2008
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 329 (69,966)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, Fielding, Blackstone

10.

Sentimental Frauds

Law & Social Inquiry 36 (2011), 83-113
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 309 (75,252)

Abstract:

fraud, literary memoirs, sentimental novels, Frey, Mackenzie, Fielding

11.

The Analytical Turn in Nineteenth-Century Legal Thought

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2011
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 308 (71,464)

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12.

From Author's Right to Property Right

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 62 (2012), 29-91
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 May 2011 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 307 (70,711)

Abstract:

copyright, property, legal history, Burnet v. Chetwood, Pope v. Curll, Millar v. Taylor, Donaldson v. Beckett

13.

What Authors Do

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 15, 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Aug 2008
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 273 (86,085)

Abstract:

copyright, authorship, intellectual property, renaissance

14.

The Case and the Exceptions: Creating Instrumental Texts in Law and Literature

PRODUCING THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BOOK: WRITERS AND PUBLISHERS IN ENGLAND, Pat Rogers, Laura Runge, eds., University of Delaware Press, pp. 95-116, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2010
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 270 (87,512)

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15.

Picturing Same-Sex Marriage in the Antebellum United States: The Union of 'Two Most Excellent Men' in Longstreet's 'A Sage Conversation'

Journal of the History of Sexuality, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 197-222, May 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2010
Timothy Stewart-Winter and Simon Stern
Yale University and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 269 (87,847)

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16.

Catastrophic Threats and the Fourth Amendment

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 May 2008
Simon Stern and Ronald M. Gould
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and United States Court of Appeals - Ninth District
Downloads 262 (89,958)

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17.

Copyright Originality and Judicial Originality

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 63, 2013, 385-417
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 242 (87,157)

Abstract:

judicial reasons, judgments, opinions, plagiarism, copying, legal writing

18.

Blackstone's Criminal Law: Common-Law Harmonization and Legislative Reform

Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law, ed. Markus Dubber (Oxford UP, 2014), 61-78
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 221 (69,507)

Abstract:

Blackstone, criminal law, legal history, common law, eighteenth century, punishment, preventive justice

19.

Stevenson's 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' as a Criminal Law Text

Law & Policy Book Review, Vol. 18, p. 356, 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2011
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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20.

Law & Literature (As an Approach to Criminal Law)

The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law, ed. Markus Dubber & Tatjana Hörnle (Oxford UP, 2014), 111-130,
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 202 (94,562)

Abstract:

criminal law, law and literature

21.

Legal Fictions and Exclusionary Rules

Legal Fictions in Theory and Practice, ed. Maksymilian Del Mar & William Twining (Springer, 2015), 157-73
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 136 (134,370)

Abstract:

legal fictions, legal history, analogy, simile, metaphor, narrative, exclusionary rules, hearsay, deeming provisions, Oscar Wilde

22.

'Room for One More': The Metaphorics of Physical Space in the Eighteenth-Century Copyright Debate

Law and Literature, vol. 24 (2012), 113-50
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 135 (160,080)

Abstract:

copyright, real estate, eighteenth-century literature

23.

Legal and Literary Fictions

New Directions in Law and Literature, ed. Elizabeth Anker and Bernadette Meyler, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 126 (117,083)

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24.

Effect and Technique in Legal Aesthetics

2 CAL 496 (2015)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 102 (164,737)

Abstract:

law, aesthetics, Blackstone

25.

Towards a Pre-History of the Public Domain: Copyright Law and its Limits in Eighteenth-Century England

This is a pre-review draft of a chapter in the Oxford Literature Handbooks series (2015); please visit the Oxford Handbooks Online site for the final version
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 94 (175,827)

Abstract:

copyright law, English literature, legal history, eighteenth century, authorship, intellectual property, property law, public domain, piracy, plagiarism, law and literature, book history, common law

26.

R. v. Jones (1703): The Origins of the 'Reasonable Person'

Ian Williams, Phil Handler, and Henry Mares, eds., Landmark Cases in Criminal Law (Oxford: Hart, 2017)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 91 (114,898)

Abstract:

reasonable person, objective standards, criminal law, fraud, legal history

27.

The Third-Party Doctrine and the Third Person

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 16, 2013, 364-412
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 89 (206,859)

Abstract:

Third-Party Doctrine, Fourth Amendment, search and seizure, legal theory, common law, law and narrative, narratology, omniscient perspective

28.

Speech and Property in David Simple

ELH: English Literary History, Vol. 79, pp. 623-54 (2012)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2012
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 83 (224,849)

Abstract:

Sarah Fielding, David Simple, eightee-century novel, sentimental fiction, copyright law, legal history, literary history

29.

Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-Century America

Comparative Legal History 3 (2015): 293-306
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 74 (204,000)

Abstract:

jury, legal history, forensic rhetoric

30.

William Blackstone: Courtroom Dramatist?

Re-Interpreting Blackstone's Commentaries: A Seminal Text in National and International Contexts, ed. Wilfrid Prest (Oxford: Hart, 2014)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 64 (249,367)

Abstract:

Blackstone, judging, courtroom oratory, legal history, theatricality

31.

Blackstone's Legal Actors: The Passions of a Rational Jurist

Impassioned Jurisprudence: Law, Literature and Emotion, 1660-1800, ed. Nancy Johnson (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015), 1-19
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 58 (255,263)

Abstract:

Blackstone, law & emotion

32.

Fanny Hill and the 'Laws of Decency': Investigating Obscenity in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

Eighteenth-Century Life, vol. 40 (2017)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 44 (229,690)

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obscenity, search and seizure, law and literature, Cleland, Fanny Hill

33.

Margins of Authority: Coke's Institutes and the Epistemology of the String Cite

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Precedent, Citation, Legal History, Book History, Printing History

34.

Narrative in the Legal Text: Judicial Opinions and Their Narratives

Simon Stern, "Narrative in the Legal Text: Judicial Opinions and Their Narratives," in Michael Hanne and Robert Weisberg, eds., Narrative and Metaphor in Law (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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judgments, judicial writing, narrative, plot, character, literature

35.

Introduction to Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book II

Introduction to Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book II (Oxford University Press, 2016) (The Oxford Edition of Blackstone, Wilfrid Prest, general editor, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Blackstone, property, legal history