Mary Anne Franks

University of Miami School of Law

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 248087

Coral Gables, FL 33146

United States

http://www.law.miami.edu/faculty/mary-anne-franks

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Criminalizing Revenge Porn

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 49, 2014, p. 345+, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-1
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2016
Danielle Keats Citron and Mary Anne Franks
Boston University School of Law and University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 4,251 (2,291)
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invasion of privacy

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

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 2,275 (6,559)
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revenge porn, nonconsensual pornography, non-consensual porn, sexual privacy, privacy, internet harassment, internet abuse, cyber harassment

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Unwilling Avatars: Idealism and Discrimination in Cyberspace

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 20, p. 224, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 1,532 (12,550)
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online harassment, sexual harassment, cyber harassment, cyberspace, free speech, feminism, discrimination

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Criminalizing Revenge Porn: Frequently Asked Questions

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 1,061 (22,021)
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revenge porn, First Amendment, cyber harassment, non-consensual pornography, free speech, nonconsensual pornography

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Sexual Harassment 2.0

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 71, 655 (2012)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 1,008 (23,767)

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sexual harassment, Title VII, Title IX, free speech, discrimination, cyberspace, online harassment, cyber harassment, Internet harassment

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Combating Non-Consensual Pornography: A Working Paper

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 882 (28,779)
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revenge porn, sexual abuse, cyber harassment, First Amendment

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'Revenge Porn' Reform: A View from the Front Lines

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-43
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 845 (30,676)

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revenge porn, privacy, first amendment, free speech, criminal law, nonconsensual pornography, online harassment, obscenity, Google, Section 230

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The Internet As a Speech Machine and Other Myths Confounding Section 230 Reform

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-8
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2020
Danielle Keats Citron and Mary Anne Franks
Boston University School of Law and University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 542 (55,307)
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Real Men Advance, Real Women Retreat: Stand Your Ground, Battered Women's Syndrome, and Violence as Male Privilege

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Sep 2014
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 430 (73,611)

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stand your ground, battered women's syndrome, domestic violence, NRA, self defense, criminal law, violence against women, gender, male violence, Trayvon Martin, Marissa Alexander

10.

How to Feel Like a Woman, or, Why Punishment Is a Drag

61 UCLA L. Rev. 566 (2014)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 345 (95,041)

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criminal law, feminism, law and gender

11.

Democratic Surveillance

30 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 425 (2017), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-45
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 03 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 333 (98,822)

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Privacy, Surveillance, Intersectionality, Critical Race Theory, Feminism, Stop and Frisk, Criminal Law, Poverty, Homelessness, Technology, Body Cameras, Revenge Porn, Derrick Bell, Kimberle Crenshaw, interest convergence

12.

What's Left of Pleasure? A Book Review of Janet Halley's Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Vol. 30, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 300 (110,864)

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feminism, feminist legal thought, Janet Halley, Foucault, sexual violence, rape

13.

When Bad Speech Does Good

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 43, p. 395, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 255 (131,555)

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hate speech, marketplace of ideas, free speech, genocide, Rwanda

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The Banality of Cyber Discrimination, or, the Eternal Recurrence of September

Denver Law Review Online, Vol. 87, p. 5, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 250 (134,248)

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cyber harassment, online harassment, discrimination, civil rights, sexual harassment, sex discrimination, Internet harassment

15.

Safety, Self-Defense, and Stand Your Ground Laws

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-35
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 231 (145,103)

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Beyond 'Free Speech for the White Man': Feminism and the First Amendment

Research Handbook on Feminist Jurisprudence (Cynthia Bowman & Robin West, eds., Elgar’s Legal Theory Research Encyclopedia Series, 2018, Forthcoming)., University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jul 2018
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 209 (159,485)

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First Amendment, Feminism, Free Speech, Legal Theory, ACLU, Pornography, Gaslighting, Libertarianism, Racism, Misogyny, Intersectionality, Gamergate, Obscenity, Slavery, Chilling Effects, Pennsylvania Hall

17.

How Stand-Your-Ground Laws Hijacked Self-Defense

Guns and Contemporary Society: The Past, Present, and Future of Firearms and Firearm Policy, Vol. 3 (Glen Utter, ed.), 2016, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-4
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 206 (161,651)

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criminal law, self-defense, Stand Your Ground, domestic violence, racism, sexism, homicide, gun laws, NRA, National Rifle Association, Florida, vigilantism

18.

I Am/I Am Not: On Angela Harris's 'Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory'

California Law Review, Vol. 102, p. 1053, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Aug 2014
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 200 (166,997)

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Angela Harris, feminism, gender, race, solidarity, feminist legal theory, critical race theory, social media, Trayvon Martin, Twitter feminism, essentialism

19.

Men, Women, and Optimal Violence

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2016, No. 3, 929, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-33
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 159 (203,425)

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criminal law, violence, justifiable force, self-defense, domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, battered women

20.

Where the Law Lies: Constitutional Fictions and Their Discontents

Law and Lies: Deception and Truth-Telling in the American Legal System, ed. Austin Sarat (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 144 (220,801)

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Fourth Amendment, police brutality, suffrage, stop and frisk, racial profiling, coverture, rape, domestic violence, constitutional theory, deception, testilying, racism, sexism, Fourteenth Amendment, equality, Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Kant

21.

Lies, Damned Lies, and Judicial Empathy

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 142 (223,271)

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empathy, judicial empathy, Supreme Court, provocation, Battered Women's Syndrome

22.

The Desert of the Unreal: Inequality in Virtual and Augmented Reality

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 51, 2017, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2017
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 131 (238,034)

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virtual reality, augmented reality, revenge porn, pokemon go, surveillance, inequality, gender, race, class, sexual harassment

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Sex, Lies, and Videotape: Deep Fakes and Free Speech Delusions

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 78, 2019, NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3445037, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Mary Anne Franks and Ari Ezra Waldman
University of Miami School of Law and Northeastern University
Downloads 125 (246,639)

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free speech, marketplace of ideas, deep fakes, privacy, technology, law and society, first amendment

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Obscene Undersides: Women and Evil between the Taliban and the United States

FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL, Robin May Schott, Indiana University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 120 (254,400)

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feminism, philosophy, psychoanalysis, Lacan, Zizek, war on terror, sexual violence

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An-Aesthetic Theory: Adorno, Sexuality, and Memory

Feminist Interpretations of Theodor Adorno, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 104 (281,524)

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Adorno, aesthetics, feminism, pornography, Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment, sexual violence, Walter Benjamin, mechanical reproduction, aura, rape, Lisa Gier King, Deep Throat, Larry Flynt, Zizek

26.

Guantanamo Forever: United States Sovereignty and the Unending State of Exception

Harvard Law and Policy Review, Vol. 1, p. 259, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 99 (290,958)

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Guantanamo, terrorism, unlawful combatant, sovereignty, Carl Schmitt, Giorgio Agamben, torture

27.

Fearless Speech

First Amendment Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 294, 2019, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 May 2019
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 97 (294,770)

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first amendment, free speech, parrhesia, Foucault, Skokie, Charlottesville, hate speech, internet, christine blasey ford, kavanaugh, white rose, holocaust, anti-Semitism, misogyny, rape

28.

Enjoying Women: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and the Political

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-39
Number of pages: 246 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 96 (296,788)

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philosophy, psychoanalytic theory, Slavoj Zizek, Jacques Lacan, David Lynch, Michel Houellebecq, Otto Weininger, Islamophobia, Islamic fundamentalism, Marxism, jouissance

29.

Injury Inequality

Injury and Injustice: The Cultural Politics of Harm and Redress (2018), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-17
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 May 2018
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 78 (337,313)

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NRA, injury, criminal law, sexual assault, Stand Your Ground, Trayvon Martin, self-defense, free speech, First Amendment, rape, online harassment, Marissa Alexander, Jordan Davis

30.

Controlled Exposures: Courbet's L'Origine Du Monde and the Woman-Thing

Exposure: Revealing Bodies, Unveiling Representations, 2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 76 (342,360)

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Slavoj Zizek, Courbet, L'origine du monde, Malevich, Black Square, Roland Barthes, Irigaray, desublimation, art, Lyotard

31.

Justice Beyond Dispute

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 131, p. 1374, 2018, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 58 (394,611)

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google, twitter, intermediaries, facebook, technological determinism, online dispute resolution, wikipedia, bias, online harassment

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Hier Ist Keine Frau [No Woman Here]: Sex, Sight, and the Body between Ingeborg Bachmann and Jean Baudrillard

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 May 2017
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 34 (488,480)

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Ingeborg Bachmann, Jean Baudrillard, postmodernism, poetry, philosophy, feminism, literature, feminist philosophy, feminist literary criticism

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Remote Locutions: Mediation, Alienation, and Superfluity in Cyberspace Ideology

Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Dec 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
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Hannah Arendt, totalitarianism, immediacy, John Perry Barlow, chat room, virtual reality, Internet

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Obscene Supplements, or, What We Write About When We Write About Death

PostModern Productions, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Dec 2016
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Downloads 12 (620,664)

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Ingeborg Bachmann, Malina, Derrida, Rousseau, Emile, rape, differance, Of Grammatology

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Protecting Privacy and Security in Online Instruction: A Guide for Students and Faculty

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Aug 2020
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
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privacy, online instruction, COVID-19, pandemic, security, zoombombing, coronavirus

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The Miseducation of Free Speech

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 218, 2019
Number of pages: 19
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
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free speech, censorship, college campuses, Lewis Powell, Goldwater bill, student speech, rightwing censorship

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Witch Hunts: Free Speech, #MeToo, and the Fear of Women’s Words

University of Chicago Legal Forum, Vol. 2019, No. 123, 2019
Number of pages: 19
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
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#metoo, free speech, witch hunts, censorship, sexual assault, rape, Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh