Pornography On Trial

Pornography On Trial

by Thomas C. Mackey

ISBN-10: 1576072754

ISBN-13: 9781576072752

Pub. Date: 11/05/2002

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A survey of the changing and charged relationship between pornography and legislation in 20th century America.

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A survey of the changing and charged relationship between pornography and legislation in 20th century America.

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ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
On Trial Series
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Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Pornography as Sex, Sex as Pornography4
Individual Rights versus Communal Responsibility6
The Effect of Rights Consciousness7
Historical Background13
Control of Objectionable Materials under British Common Law14
The Hicklin Test18
Control of Objectionable Materials in the United States20
Speech, Press, and the Incorporation Doctrine: A Review39
Cultural and Legal Liberalism43
Litigating Obscenity from 1942 to 197448
Litigating Obscenity from 1974 to the Present83
Impact and Legacy119
Commonwealth v. Sharpless (1815)129
Commonwealth v. Holmes (1821)131
Regina v. Hicklin (1868)134
Ex Parte Jackson (1877)137
United States v. Bennett (1879)139
Rosen v. United States (1896)146
Swearingen v. United States (1896)149
United States v. Kennerley (1913)151
United States v. One Book Called "Ulysses" (1933)154
United States v. One Book Entitled Ulysses by James Joyce (1934)157
United States v. Levine (1936)163
Butler v. Michigan (1957)166
Kingsley Books v. Brown (1957)168
Roth v. United States and Alberts v. California (1957)172
Manual Enterprises v. Day (1962)181
Jacobellis v. Ohio (1964)187
Memoirs v. Massachusetts (1966)194
Ginsberg v. New York (1968)197
Stanley v. Georgia (1969)203
United States v. Reidel (1971)206
United States v. Thirty-Seven Photographs (1971)209
Miller v. California (1973)211
Paris Adult Theatre I v. Slaton (1973)218
Jenkins v. Georgia (1974)227
Young v. American Mini Theatres (1976)231
Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation (1978)235
American Booksellers Association v. Hudnut (1985)244
City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres (1986)249
Sable Communications v. Federal Communications Commission (1989)256
Denver Area Educational Telecommunications Consortium v. Federal Communications Commission (1996)262
Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union (1997)269
United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group (2000)279
Key People, Laws, and Concepts291
Table of Cases313
Annotated Bibliography317
About the Author335

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