Professor Mary Ann Franks was recently a featured guest on NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook, discussing the recent Steubenville rape trial verdict. She was also a featured guest for two recent HuffPost Live interviews, one on the topic of revenge porn and one on the backlash to the media's coverage of the Steubenville verdict. Additionally, Professor Franks gave a paper on "Optimal Violence" at the University of Florida Law School's Criminal Justice Center's Junior Scholars Conference. She has also been guest blogging at Concurring Opinions. Professor Franks teaches family law, criminal law, and criminal procedure. Her other research and teaching interests include cyberlaw, discrimination, free speech, and law and gender.