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Rating & labeling entertainment

Supreme Court
Ginsberg v. New York, 390 U.S. 629 (1968)
Interstate Circuit v. Dallas, 390 U.S. 676 (1968)
Burstyn v. Wilson, 343 U.S. 495 (1952)
Winters v. New York, 333 U.S. 507 (1948)
Mutual Film Corp. v. Industrial Commission of Ohio, 236 U.S. 230 (1915)

Other
Online symposium: TV violence & the FCC
Federal Trade Commission report “Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children,” April 2007
Entertainment Merchants Association v. Henry, (W.D. Okla., 2007) granting permanent injunction
EMA v. Henry, (W.D. Okla., 2006) granting preliminary injunction
Entertainment Software Association v. Foti, 451 F.Supp.2d 823 (M.D. La., 2006)
VSDA v. Schwarzenegger, 401 F. Supp 2d 1034 (N.D. Calif., 2005)
ESA v. Blagojevich (I), 404 F. Supp. 2d 1051 (E.D. Ill. 2005)
American Amusement Machine Association
Entertainment Software Rating Board
Motion Picture Association of America
Parental Media Guide
Recording Industry Association of America
TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board

Farber, Stephen, The Movie Rating Game, Public Affairs Press, 1972
Marsh, Dave, 50 Ways to Fight Censorship, Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991

Corn-Revere, Robert, "Congress Considers Legislation To Limit Televised Violence," in The First Amendment and the Media 2002 (Washington, D.C.: The Media Institute, 2002)
Hudson, David L. Jr., "Congress Continues To Target Violence in Entertainment Industry," in The First Amendment and the Media 2002 (Washington, D.C.: The Media Institute, 2002)
Peck, Robert S., "FTC Issues Violence Marketing Study While Congress, States Target Violent Media," in The First Amendment and the Media 2001 (Washington, D.C.: The Media Institute, 2001)
Portner, Jessica, “Congress Grills Hollywood Over Marketing Practices,” from Education Week on the Web, Sept. 20, 2000
Rotunda, Ronald D.,
“Rated V for Violence: Legislation Stamping Warning Labels on Electronic Media May Cause Constitutional Sticker Shock,” from Cato: Today’s Commentary, Aug. 28, 2000




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