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Obscenity in the mails.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Postal Operations.

Obscenity in the mails.

Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, first session ...

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Postal Operations.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Postal service -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Obscenity (Law) -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P667 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5738140M
      LC Control Number70603586


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OBSCENITY IN THE MAILS: A COMMENT ON SOME PROBLEMS OF FEDERAL CENSORSHIP* James C. Paul t and Murray L. Schwartz t Recent decisions of the Supreme Court dealing with the constitu-tionality of restraints on circulation of obscenity have served, paradoxi-cally, to clarify and to underscore vexing questions in this field of by: 2.

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The U.S. Supreme Court established the test that judges and juries use to determine whether matter is obscene in three major cases: Miller v. California, U.S. 15, (); Smith v. United States, U.S.(); and Pope v. Illinois, U.S. (). The three-pronged Miller test is as follows. Obscenity Statutes. Title 18 United States Code, Chapter 71 - Obscenity Whoever knowingly uses the mails for the mailing or delivery of anything declared in this section, or knowingly takes any such thing from the mails for the purpose of circulating or disposing, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or.

Obscenity in the Mails. By Harvey L. Zuckman. Abstract. For nearly one hundred years the federal government has had as one of its functions the suppression of mail trade in obscene and pornographic matter.

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Source for information on Freedom of the Press Does Not Extend to Obscenity: The Bill. Roth was convicted of mailing obscene circulars and advertising, and an obscene book, in violation of a federal obscenity statute.*fn4 The defendant in a companion case, Alberts v.

California, U.S. (), was convicted of "lewdly keeping for sale obscene and indecent books, and [of] writing, composing and publishing an obscene. THE LAW OF OBSCENITY: NEW SIGNIFICANCE OF THE RECEIVING GROUP After a long history of change' the law of obscenity has presently culminated in the case Roth v.

United States,' where it was held that ob-scene publications are not within the protection of the first and fourteenth amendments. Act J§ 2, struck out fifth par., which read as follows: “Every letter, packet, or package, or other mail matter containing any filthy, vile, or indecent thing, device or substance; and”.

Effective Date of Amendment. Amendment by sections 3 and 5 (b) of Pub. 91– effective Jan. 9,see section 7 of Pub. United States, U. * no thought of questioning the validity of § as applied to those who, like Reidel, are routinely disseminating obscenity through the mails and who have no claim, Georgia, Georgia’s obscenity statute could not be applied to book sellers.

Gable v. Booksellers Sue State Over Internet Obscenity Law. J Andrea Shea court because the existing law's language did not address texts Author: Andrea Shea. Obscenities definition, the character or quality of being obscene; indecency; lewdness. See more. With 60% of the book featuring entirely new material never before available on the website, Emails from an Asshole offers fans a fresh opportunity to revel in people's gullibility.

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while nudity per se is not usually considered obscene, open sexual behavior, masturbation and exhibition of genitals is .