Professor Mary Anne Franks Speaks at Facebook, Gives Talks at Law Schools, & Advises Legislators on Privacy Legislation


Professor Mary Anne Franks was recently featured in Facebook's Safety Speaker Series, where she addressed the topic of online abuse, including nonconsensual pornography. She also gave talks at the University of California, Irvine School of Law and Wisconsin University Law School on the subject of civil rights and sexual privacy. Professor Franks also spoke at Brooklyn Law School on surveillance and privacy. She recently advised legislative drafters in Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Texas, and Washington on legislation to protect intimate privacy. In March, Professor Franks also received the Women Making History Award from the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers. Professor Franks teaches family law, criminal law, and criminal procedure, and her research interests include cyberlaw, self-defense, bias, free speech, and privacy.