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Published by Legislative Commission of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, State of Nevada in [Carson City] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Nevada.

Subjects:

  • Obscenity (Law) -- Nevada.

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

SeriesBulletin - Legislative Counsel Bureau State of Nevada ; no. 79-4, Bulletin (Nevada. Legislature. Legislative Counsel Bureau) ;, no. 79-4.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKFN1171.O2 A25 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4069103M
LC Control Number79622623

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Sections and of the Malayan Penal Code address’ to the issue of obscenity. A bare reading of the provisions demonstrates that the legal position of obscenity in Malaysia is the same as that of India. The wording used in the provisions are identical to those used in the provisions of IPC [section and ]. Position in Pakistan. In Denver Telecommunications the Court upheld one provision and overturned another in a federal law designed to protect children from exposure to "patently offensive sex-related material" on. United States obscenity law deals with the regulation or suppression of what is considered the United States, discussion of obscenity typically relates to pornography, as well as issues of freedom of speech and of the press, otherwise protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United of obscenity arise at federal and state levels. The Obscene Publications Act (20 & 21 Vict. c), also known as Lord Campbell's Act or Campbell's Act, was a major piece of legislation in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland dealing with the first time, it made the sale of obscene material a statutory offence, giving the courts power to seize and destroy offending material.

chapter 71 (relating to obscenity) or (relating to sexual exploitation of children) of ti or any other Federal criminal statute. (2) No effect on intellectual property law Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit or expand any law pertaining to intellectual property. (3) State law.   Under prevailing law, some categories of speech are commonly viewed as “unprotected” by the Constitution. These include obscenity, child pornography, incitement to crime, libel, and “true threats.” Certain genres of comic books and graphic novels may contain content that falls in one or more of these categories. The Obscene Publications Act (20 & 21 Vict. c), also known as Lord Campbell's Act or Campbell's Act, was a major piece of obscenity legislation in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the first time, it made the sale of obscene material a statutory offence, giving the courts power to seize and destroy offending material. "Obscenity is 'hard-core' pornography that is so 'offensive' and so lacking in social value that it is denied First Amendment protection."-- Middleton & Chamberlin, "The Law of Public Communication," p. From until the early s, American courts followed the Hicklin test, which was taken from an English case, Regina v. Hicklin.