The world is changing faster than even the best of us (not including Rumpole) can keep up with it. Thus the news that a UM Professor was fired after he shared his screen during a Zoom class and some obnoxious twerp college student shared a screen shot showing that Professor Moriarty had a book mark on his web browser for "Busty College Girls". The Tik-Tok went viral here (there is a phrase that would be virtually unrecognized in the 1960's, 70's, 80's, & 90's) and UM canned the prof.
Query: If the book mark was for "proportionally shaped college girls", would Moriarty have been fired? Or "College girls between 5'4 and 5'8 and 120-140 pounds"? You get the idea. Pornography is banned at places of higher learning.
So we began to wonder what are on other people's book marks? And here are our purely unscientific and unsupported guesses:
DOM- Everyone's favourite federal blogger is easy: "StarWars"; "Miami StarWars"; "Harvard StarWars fan club"; "1977 Senate Committee Notes on 1956 Money Laundering"; and "Great Criminal Defense Closing Arguments of the 1950's".
Judges Sayfie and Soto...amongst other tabs might be one of the various "WhoisRumpole" websites;
Those State Attorney Laptops they have in court: "VictimswantMax"; "The Fun Of Saying No"; "the subtle exclusion of certain jurors"; and "Linkedin legal jobs";
Various Judges of Miami: "Mediator and Arbitrator certification courses"; (notably absent- Westlaw or Lexis).
Should the professor have been fired? Or are Professors people too, with the same foibles and desires as any other person?
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