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Introduction

Josh Lambert

in Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479876433
eISBN:
9781479851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876433.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter begins with a brief survey of American Jews' interventions in debates about obscenity law. In particular, it discusses the trial spawned by the pullout of Henry Miller's ... More


Using Obscenity Doctrine to Address Hate Speech

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the use of obscenity doctrine to address hate speech. It first considers the U.S. test currently used for obscenity, set forth by the Supreme Court in the 1973 case Miller v. ... More


Freedom of Speech and the Internet

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.00013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the general treatment of the Internet under constitutional free speech principles, in particular whether it should, like the broadcasting media, be subject to a measure of ... More


7 Using Obscenity Doctrine to Address Hate Speech

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the use of obscenity doctrine to address hate speech. It first considers the U.S. test currently used for obscenity, set forth by the Supreme Court in the 1973 case Miller v. ... More


What about Hate Speech?

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the concept of obscenity and what it tells us about hate speech. It begins with an overview of the current status of hate speech in the law of the United States and other ... More


Japan’s First Manga Trial: Honey Room (2002–2007)

Kirsten Cather

in The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835873
eISBN:
9780824871604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835873.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the censorship trial of Honey Room, the first manga (comic book) sued for violating the obscenity law. The trial’s outcome was not entirely a defeat for the defense, ... More


6 What about Hate Speech?

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the concept of obscenity and what it tells us about hate speech. It begins with an overview of the current status of hate speech in the law of the United States and other ... More


Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture

Josh Lambert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479876433
eISBN:
9781479851584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876433.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews have played an integral role in the history of obscenity in America. For most of the 20th century, Jewish entrepreneurs and editors led the charge against obscenity laws. Jewish lawyers battled ... More


The Innate Right to Freedom: Abortion, Sodomy, and Obscenity Laws

Helga Varden

in Sex, Love, and Gender: A Kantian Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812838
eISBN:
9780191850622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812838.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents a Kantian account of innate right in relation to the issues of abortion, sodomy, and obscenity laws. At first blush, Kant does not appear to have much to offer as we seek ... More


Variable Obscenity, Children, and Hate

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the application of obscenity law to the case of hate speech and children. It first presents the concept of variable obscenity, recognized by the Supreme Court in the 1966 case ... More


9 Variable Obscenity, Children, and Hate

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the application of obscenity law to the case of hate speech and children. It first presents the concept of variable obscenity, recognized by the Supreme Court in the 1966 case ... More


Pornography

John Finnis

in Reason in Action: Collected Essays Volume I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580057
eISBN:
9780191729379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580057.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is an unpublished 1973 essay which explores the role of spaces of meaning in valuable forms of life such as political philosophizing, marriage, and friendship between man and women. The ... More


Pornography: ‘soft-core’ liberalization of indecent material in Europe

Christian Person

in On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the 1960s, the regulation of pornography or indecent material has undergone substantial changes in many Western European countries. Yet, specifically, cultural pressures as well as ... More


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