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Obscenity and indecency

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the policies of George W. Bush against indecency and obscenity. It explains the impact of the appointment of John Ashcroft as Attorney-General on these policies, and cites data ... More


Autumn into Winter: 1 September 1895 – 31 December 1895

Nicholas Freeman

in 1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640560
eISBN:
9780748651399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640560.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the events that occurred from 1 September 1895–31 December 1895. It covers revolting ladies; welling up; silver and rubies; Trilbymania; Ave Satani!; far from dear father; exit ... More


Corroboration and Distress: Some Crumbs from Under the Master’s Table: Lord Hope of Craighead*

James Chalmers, Fiona Leverick, and Lindsay Farmer

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on an issue with which the author of this chapter has grappled from time to time in the Appeal Court as he searched for a way of expressing it in terms that would settle the ... More


Dance in Barbados: Reclaiming, Preserving, and Creating National Identities

Susan Harewood and John Hunte (eds)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Dance

Susan Harewood and John Hunte reveal a wealth of information and insight about how the range of Barbados dance and policy on that island helps form identities, from the historical dances, to efforts ... More


Building a Following in the West: The McCarys Reinvent Themselves

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Warner McCary and Lucy Stanton's establishment of their own prophetic movement in Cincinnati in 1846. Their movement was modeled after Mormon practices. It also incorporated ... More


The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Sexual Orientation under Section 15(1)

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Canadian Supreme Court, at the time of writing this book, had yet to decide a case of sexual orientation discrimination under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Section 15(1). In ... More


The Price of Victory

Linda Stratmann

in The Marquess of Queensberry: Wilde's Nemesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173802
eISBN:
9780300194838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173802.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the victory of Queensberry in the court proceedings. Wilde and his friend Alfred Taylor, who had also been arrested and charged with gross indecency, appeared at the Old ... More


The Laws of Mass Media

G. Edward White

in Law in American History, Volume III: 1930-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190634940
eISBN:
9780190940348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634940.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter surveys the development of three regimes in the laws of print, broadcast, and cable media, with different frameworks for government regulation, and the challenge of applying any of those ... More


The Ramon Trial

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the 2006 investigation and trial of Minister of Justice Haim Ramon following an incident with a female officer. What had been a simple matter was blown out of proportion as ... More


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