Drafting an Effective 'Revenge Porn' Law: A Guide for Legislators

Mary Anne Franks

University of Miami School of Law

August 17, 2015

This short document provides an overview of legislative efforts in the U.S. to criminalize "revenge porn," the colloquial term for nonconsensual pornography. It provides a detailed assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of enacted and proposed state laws as well as a model statute, statistics, and case studies.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 14

Keywords: revenge porn, nonconsensual pornography, non-consensual porn, sexual privacy, privacy, internet harassment, internet abuse, cyber harassment

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Date posted: July 21, 2014 ; Last revised: August 19, 2015

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Franks, Mary Anne, Drafting an Effective 'Revenge Porn' Law: A Guide for Legislators (August 17, 2015). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2468823 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2468823

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Mary Anne Franks (Contact Author)
University of Miami School of Law ( email )
P.O. Box 248087
Coral Gables, FL 33146
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.law.miami.edu/faculty/mary-anne-franks

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