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Censorship, secrecy, access, and obscenity

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Published by Meckler in Westport, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Freedom of the press -- United States.,
    • Censorship -- United States.,
    • Secrecy -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Theodore R. Kupferman.
      SeriesReadings from Communications and the law ;, 3
      ContributionsKupferman, Theodore R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4775.A75 C46 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination422 p. ;
      Number of Pages422
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2209557M
      ISBN 100887365094
      LC Control Number89031994

      This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Journals at Osgoode Digital Commons. It has been accepted for inclusion in Osgoode Hall Law Journal by an authorized editor of Osgoode Digital Commons. Citation Information Ryder, Bruce. "The Little Sisters Case, Administrative Censorship, and Obscenity Law.". Sex Censorship: The Assumptions of Anti-Obscenity Laws and the Empirical Evidence Robert B. Cairns James C.N. Paul Julius Wishner Follow this and additional works at: Part of theLaw Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the University of Minnesota Law School.

      Anthony Comstock was America’s first professional censor. From to , as Secretary of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, Comstock led a crusade against lasciviousness, salaciousness, and obscenity that resulted in the confiscation and incineration of more than three million pictures, postcards, and books he judged to be obscene. -- "Protecting the young and immature" -- Free love, the Comstock Law, and "secret entertainment" -- Some judges start asking questions -- [ch.] 2. More emetic than aphrodisiac -- Freud, the First Amendment, and a first round with Ulysses -- Minors and obscenity in the '30s and '40s -- Juvenile delinquency, social science, comic books, and.

      BOOK REVIEW. Does Censorship Really Protect Children? Not In Front of the Children, "Indecency," Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth, Marjorie Heins, New York: Hill and Wang, , pages. Michael Grossberg* Marjorie Heins spent much of her career as a lawyer battling censorship with the American Civil Liberties Union. While obscenity might be treated delicately by some, the topic is continuously prevalent in today’s court system. The access provided by the Internet to controversial material only serves to perpetuate the age old conflict between restriction of obscene materials and .


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Censorship, Secrecy, Access, and Obscenity (READINGS FROM COMMUNICATIONS AND THE LAW) [Kupferman, Theodore R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Censorship, Secrecy, Access, and Obscenity (READINGS FROM COMMUNICATIONS AND THE LAW)Format: Hardcover.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Open justice: the threat of Gannett / James C. Goodale --Introduction: The Sneep case: government censorship through the "back door" / Henry R.

Kaufman --First Amendment implications for secondary information services / Paul G. Zurkowski --Obscene-indecent programming: the FCC and. OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages). Contents: Open justice: the threat of Gannett / James C.

Goodale --Introduction: The Sneep case: government censorship through the "back Censorship / And obscenity book R. Kaufman --First Amendment implications for secondary information services / Paul G.

Zurkowski --Obscene-indecent programming: the FCC and WBAI / Stanley D. Tickton. Censorship and Secrecy, Social and Legal Perspectives Secrecy involves norms about the control of information, whether limiting access to it, destroying it, or prohibiting or shaping its’ creation.

The elastic quality of a standard such as “pervasiveness” could be used to justify censorship of any form, even books and newspapers. Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient." Censorship can be conducted by governments, private institutions, and other controlling bodies.

Governments and private organizations may engage in censorship. Other groups or institutions may propose and. Barney Warf, in E-Government in Asia, Access and Internet censorship. Censorship might seem to be an odd topic for a book on e-government.

Yet to the extent that governments limit access to the Web, and its contents, it shapes the number of people who have access to. Intellectual freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction.

It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause or movement may be explored. Book banning, a form of censorship, occurs when private individuals, government officials, or organizations remove books from libraries, school reading lists, or bookstore shelves because they object to their content, ideas, or advocating a ban complain typically that the book in question contains graphic violence, expresses disrespect for parents and family, is sexually explicit.

Censorship is an institutional constraint. When we hear the word censorship, we often imagine a banned book (i.e. schools and libraries removing the book). This is censorship at the point of reception. Protests erupt. Demand for the banned book goes up. The law requires that if a book is to be removed, an inquiry must be made as to the motivation and intention of the party calling for its removal.

If the party’s intention is to deny students access to ideas with which the party disagrees, it is a violation of the First Amendment. (Also see Book censorship section.) Brief history. Censorship occurs when individuals or groups try to prevent others from saying, printing, or depicting words and images.

Censors seek to limit freedom of thought and expression by restricting spoken words, printed matter, symbolic messages, freedom of association, books, art, music, movies, television programs, and Internet sites.

censorship period of the 20th century. Once the censorship was formerly discontinued, others ways of achieving the censorship objective were devised.

For instance, freedom of expression was again restricted through legislative acts on national security, blasphemy, libel laws, and criminal acts on obscenity. Libel laws. Censorship in Japan is effectively mandated through the Article of the Criminal Code of Japan with regards to pornography.

While Article 21 of the Japanese Constitution guarantees freedom of expression and prohibits formal censorship, effective censorship of pornographic content does exist and is justified by the Article of the Criminal Code of Japan. Obscenity, Censorship, and the First Amendment. In the course of one recent obscenity trial, a lawyer had argued: "A book to be obscene, need not be obscene throughout the whole of its.

The book holds the record for being banned longer than any other literary work in the United States--prohibited inand not legally published until the Supreme Court overturned the ban in Memoirs husetts ().

Of course, once it was legal it lost much of its appeal: by standards, nothing written in was liable to shock anybody. “The burning of a book is a sad, sad sight, for even though a book is nothing but ink and paper, it feels as if the ideas contained in the book are disappearing as the pages turn to ashes and the cover and binding--which is the term for the stitching and glue that holds the pages together--blacken and curl as the flames do their wicked work.

Harrods Librarian Glossary “Censorship is the prohibition of production, distribution, circulation or sale of materials considered to be objectionable for reasons of politics, religion, obscenity or blasphemy.” Types of Censorship in Libraries: Censorship can be said to be of four types.

Political Censorship; Ethical and Social Censorship. The first short films were clear targets for anti-obscenity activists, and this second clip of what the Library of Congress calls the first woman to be in front of an Thomas Edison movie camera.

Obscenity Law and Minors Federal law strictly prohibits the distribution of obscene matter to minors. Any transfer or attempt to transfer such material to a minor under the age of 16, including over the Internet, is punishable under federal law.

It is also illegal to use misleading website domain names with intent to deceive a minor into. An obscenity is any utterance or act that strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time. It is derived from the Latin obscaena (offstage) a cognate of the Ancient Greek root skene, because some potentially offensive content, such as murder or sex, was depicted offstage in classical word can be used to indicate a strong moral repugnance, in expressions such as "obscene profits.

The issue of government secrecy was dealt with in the Freedom of Information Act ofwhich stated that, with some exceptions, people have the right of access to government records. The issue was challenged inwhen a secret government study that came to be known as the Pentagon Papers was published by major newspapers.British rule altered Indian conceptions of obscenity by introducing both Western conceptions of obscenity and new forms and types of “obscene” literature into India.

Bymore than five million packages of books and newspapers a year were being imported into India from Britain.Heresy, Sedition, Obscenity: The Book Challenged not only offers a selection of some of the most famous, and lesser known books that have been banned, censored, or challenged, but it also reveals that there has been a healthy industry throughout history in the banning of them.

Individual censors, Church Fathers, and various governments have all.