EXPERTS IN THE NEWS: Travel Ban Tweets, Aussie Revenge Porn, Theatre Teaches Law, and a Cranky Tweeter

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Trump’s tweets just might forever prevent his ‘Muslim travel ban’ I Mashable

Those tweets may continue to haunt any further attempts at a "travel" ban, should this third attempt fail like its predecessors. Trump's tweets can continually be cited as evidence that the president is simply trying to prevent Muslims from coming to the U.S., in violation of the Constitution.

"There's not really any time limit on evidence in a case as long as the evidence can be authenticated and it's relevant," said Jan Jacobowitz, a law professor at the University of Miami.

Australia takes on revenge porn I CNN tech

"It is the most comprehensive resource on this issue that I have seen," 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, told CNN Tech.

High Drama Comes to University of Miami Law School Clinic I Daily Business Review

Early in the school year, before University of Miami School of Law students ever see a client in the school’s Health Rights Clinic, they participate in an intense training exercise dubbed Forum Theater.

“It’s a very safe space because it’s just their classmates,” said JoNel Newman, director of the Health Rights Clinic. “It helps them tremendously in recognizing the kinds of things lawyers do wrong or disrespectfully in interviews of clients.”

‘The Cranky Lawyer’ Raises Eyebrows, Even on Twitter I Daily Business Review

Jan Leslie Jacobowitz, University of Miami School of Law lecturer and director of the school’s professional responsibility and ethics program, described Beck’s tweets as mostly political commentary — the most protected form of speech under the First Amendment. But the tweet about Miller’s potential impartiality toward a political supporter gave Jacobowitz pause.

“We’re at best in the gray zone. This one really pushes the envelope. It’s on the line because she seems to be questioning the integrity of this lawyer and the judge,” Jacobowitz said. “But some might say she’s just posing a question.”

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