Violence as Obscenity: Limiting the Media's First Amendment Protection

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This timely and accessible volume takes a fresh approach to a question of increasing public concern: whether or not the federal government should regulate media violence. In Violence as Obscenity , Kevin W. Saunders boldly calls into question the assumption that violent material is protected by the First Amendment. Citing a recognized exception to the First Amendment that allows for the regulation of obscene material, he seeks to expand the definition of obscenity to include explicit and offensive depictions of violence. ...

Violence as Obscenity: Limiting the Media's First Amendment Protection 1996, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822317678

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Violence as Obscenity: Limiting the Media's First Amendment Protection 1996, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822317586

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