EXPERTS IN THE NEWS: Robot guards, #MeToo, Cyberbullies, and Clinic Sues USDA

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Robot security guards are hitting the streets I Axios

"If you have a robot with no distinguishing marks, who are you going to call?" A. Michael Froomkin, a University of Miami Law School professor, told McClatchy.

Sexual Harassment and #MeToo I Al Jazeera

Donna Coker discusses the spread of #MeToo and the cultural shift in reaction to sexual harassment claims.

Nathan Broad is the latest jerk as we slowly erode the scourge of revenge porn I Financial Review

Dr. Mary Anne Franks, a law professor at the University of Miami School of Law and Cyber Civil Rights Initiative's legislative and tech policy director, said of the portal: "It is the most comprehensive resource on this issue that I have seen."
 

DCF, USDA failed to accommodate the disabled for food stamp distribution, suit alleges I Miami Herald

The Department of Children and Families and the USDA violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it failed to make accommodations for disabled people during its emergency food stamp distribution earlier this month, the University of Miami Health Rights Clinic alleges in a lawsuit filed Thursday on behalf of two local advocacy groups and two men with disabilities.

“We want people to be treated humanely and with dignity,” JoNel Newman, director of the UM law clinic, said.

 

CONTACT: Catharine Skipp at 305-284-9810 or cskipp@law.miami.edu