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Pornography & obscenity

Supreme Court
Fox Television Stations v. FCC, -U.S.- 129 S.Ct. 1800 (2009)
U.S. v. Williams, -U.S.- 128 S.Ct. 1830 (2008)
Ashcroft v. ACLU II, 542 U.S. 656 (2004)
Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002)
Ashcroft v. ACLU, 535 U.S. 564 (2002)
Osborne v. Ohio, 495 U.S. 103 (1990)
Sable Communications of California, Inc. v. FCC, 492 U.S. 115 (1989)
New York v. Ferber, 458 U.S. 747 (1982)
FCC v. Pacifica, 438 U.S. 726 (1978)
Jenkins v. Georgia, 418 U.S. 153 (1975)
Miller v. California, 413 U.S. 15 (1973)
Mishkin v. State of N.Y., 383 U.S. 502 (1966)
Jacobellis v. Ohio, 378 U.S. 184 (1964)

Other
ACLU v. Mukasey, 534 F.3d 181 (3rd Cir. 2008)
ACLU v. Gonzalez, 478 F.Supp.2d 775 (E.D. Pa. 2007)
Attorney General's Commission on Pornography, 1986.
Profanity and the First Amendment

   
 

Adult bookstores

Supreme Court
Freedman v. Maryland, 380 U.S. 51 (1965)
FW/PBS v. City of Dallas, 493 U.S. 215 (1990)
City News & Novelty Inc. v. City of Waukesha, 531 U.S. 278 (2001)
City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc., 535 U.S. 425 (2002)
Thomas v. Chicago Park District, 534 U.S. 316 (2002)

Other
Baby Tam & Co., Inc. v. City of Las Vegas, 154 F.3d 1097 (9th Cir. 1998)
DiMa Corp. v. Town of Hallie, 185 F.3d 823 (7th Cir. 1999)

Hudson, David L. Jr., “Prurient Protections, Prohibitions,” ABA Journal (October 2001) 32-34, 34

   
 

Nude dancing

Supreme Court
California v. LaRue, 409 U.S. 109 (1973)
Doran v. Salem Inn, 422 U.S. 922 (1975)
Schad v. Borough of Mount Ephraim, 452 U.S. 61 (1981)
Barnes v. Glen Theatre, Inc., 501 U.S. 560 (1991)
U.S. v. Playboy Entertainment Group, 529 U.S. 803 (2000)

Other
Adams Theatre Co. v. Keenan, 96 A.2d 519, 521 (N.J. 1953)
In re Giannini, 446 P.2d 535, 538 (1968)
Miller v. Civil City of South Bend, 904 F.2d 1081,1085 (7th Cir. 1990)
Triplett Grille, Inc. v. City of Akron, 40 F.3d 129, 134-35 (6th Cir. 1994)
Colacurcio v. City of Kent, 163 F.3d 545, 554 (9th Cir. 1998)
J.L. Spoons, Inc. v. O’Connor, 190 F.R.D. 433 (N.D. Ohio 1999)
LLEH, Inc. v. Wichita County, Texas, 121 F.Supp.2d 513 (N.D. Tex. 2000)
Schultz v. City of Cumberland, 228 F.3d 831, 847 (7th Cir. 2000)

Jarrett, Lucinda, Stripping in Time: The History of Erotic Dancing San Francisco: Pandora, 1997
Cheshire, David, “Eroticism in the Performing Arts,” pp. 297-328 in Peter Webb, The Erotic Arts New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1983

   
 

Secondary-effects doctrine

Supreme Court
City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc. 535 U.S. 425 (2002)
City of Erie v. Pap’s A.M., 120 S.Ct. 1382 (2000)
Barnes v. Glen Theatre, 501 U.S. 560 (1991)
Boos v. Berry, 485 U.S. 312 (1988)
Renton v. Playtime Theatres, 475 U.S. 41 (1986)
Young v. American Mini Theatres, 427 U.S. 50 (1976)

Other
Voyeur Dorm, L.C. v. City of Tampa, 265 F.3d 1232 (11th Cir. 2001); cert. denied by U.S. Supreme Court in City of Tampa v. Voyeur Dorm (01-902) Feb. 25, 2002
Flanigan’s Enterprises, Inc. v. Fulton County, No. 00-11152, (11th Cir.) (Feb. 20, 2001)
Long v. Board of Education of Jefferson County, 121 F.Supp.2d 621 (W.D. Kent. 2000)

Smolla, Rodney A., Smolla and Nimmer on Freedom of Speech, New York: West Group, 1996

Hudson, David L. Jr., Adult Entertainment and the Seconday-effects Doctrine
Hudson, David L. Jr., “The Secondary Effects Doctrine: ‘The Evisceration of First Amendment Freedoms’” 37 Washburn L.J. 55 (1997)
Ortiz, Francesca, “Zoning the The Voyeur Dorm: Regulating Home-Based Voyeur Web Sites Through Land-Use Laws,” in First Amendment Law Handbook 2001-2002 (ed. James L. Swanson)
Paul, Bryant; Linz, Daniel; and Shafer, Bradley, “Government Regulation of ‘Adult’ Businesses Through Zoning and Anti-Nudity Ordinances: Debunking the Legal Myth of Negative Secondary Effects,” 6 Comm. L. & Pol’y 355 (2001)

 
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