Samantha Barbas

Professor

Research Focus: First Amendment Law, American Legal History, Privacy Law, Mass Communications Law

Links: Curriculum VitaeSSRN

Contact Information

523 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY, 14260-1100
Phone: 716-645-6216
Email: sbarbas@buffalo.edu

Faculty Assistant: Suzanne Caruso

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Books

NEWSWORTHY: THE SUPREME COURT'S BATTLE OVER PRIVACY AND FREEDOM OF THE PRESS (Stanford University Press: forthcoming 2016)
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LAWS OF IMAGE: PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY IN AMERICA  (Stanford University Press: 2015)
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THE FIRST LADY OF HOLLYWOOD: A BIOGRAPHY OF LOUELLA PARSONS (University of California Press: 2005)
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MOVIE CRAZY: FANS, STARS AND THE CULT OF CELEBRITY (Palgrave Macmillan: 2001)
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Journal Articles

The Most Loved, Most Hated Magazine in America: The Rise and Demise of Confidential Magazine, WILLIAM AND MARY BILL OF RIGHTS JOURNAL (forthcoming 2017)

When Privacy Almost Won: Time, Inc. v. Hill (1967), UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, vol. 18 (2015): 1-86

The Social Origins of the Personality Torts, RUTGERS LAW REVIEW, vol. 67 (2015): 393-440

From Privacy to Publicity: The Tort of Appropriation in the Age of Mass Consumption, BUFFALO LAW REVIEW vol. 61 (2013)
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How the Movies Became Speech, RUTGERS LAW REVIEW vol. 64: 665 (2012)
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Saving Privacy from History, DEPAUL LAW REVIEW vol. 61: 973 (2012)
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The Laws of Image, NEW ENGLAND LAW REVIEW vol. 47: 23 (2012)
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The Sidis Case and the Origins of Modern Privacy Law, COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF LAW & ARTS vol. 36: 21 (2012)
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Creating the Public Forum, AKRON LAW REVIEW vol. 44: 809 (2011)
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The Death of the Public Disclosure Tort: A Historical Perspective, YALE JOURNAL OF LAW & THE HUMANITIES vol. 22: 171 (2010)
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Dorothy Kenyon and the Making of Modern Legal Feminism [Notes], STANFORD JOURNAL OF CIVIL RIGHTS & CIVIL LIBERTIES vol. 5: 423 (2009)
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Book Chapters

Gossip Law, in WHEN PRIVATE TALK GOES PUBLIC: GOSSIP IN UNITED STATES HISTORY (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) p. 123
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Book Reviews

JOURNAL OF LAW & RELIGION  vol. 26: 629 (2010) (reviewing Jytte Klausen, THE CARTOONS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD (2009))
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