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Judging obscenity [electronic resource] : a critical history of expert evidence / Christopher Nowlin.

By: Nowlin, Christopher J. (Christopher Jon), 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal ; Ithaca [N.Y.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 285 p.).ISBN: 9780773570900 (electronic bk.); 077357090X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Trials (Obscenity) -- Canada | Evidence, Expert -- Canada | Pornography -- Canada | Trials (Obscenity) -- United States | Evidence, Expert -- United States | Pornography -- United States | Pornographie -- Droit -- Canada | Pornographie -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis | Expertises | Obsc�enit�e -- Canada | Obsc�enit�e -- �Etats-Unis | Gerichtsverhandlung | Unzucht | Obsz�onit�at | USA | Kanada | LAW / Criminal Law / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Judging obscenity.DDC classification: 345.71/0274 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Constitutional Backdrop for Reviewing Expert Opinions about Pornography -- Progressivism and Legislative Facts in the Shaping of Public Policy -- Experts and Obscenity Law: American Rules and Innovations (1884-1990) -- Experts and Obscenity Law: Canadian Rules and Derivations (1942-2000) -- From Sadomasochism to Child Pornography: Experts Narrow Their Focus While Canadian Courts Broaden Their Horizons -- Indecency Law: Microscopic and Macroscopic Views of the Female Breast and Lap-Dancing in the Dark.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-274) and index.

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The Constitutional Backdrop for Reviewing Expert Opinions about Pornography -- Progressivism and Legislative Facts in the Shaping of Public Policy -- Experts and Obscenity Law: American Rules and Innovations (1884-1990) -- Experts and Obscenity Law: Canadian Rules and Derivations (1942-2000) -- From Sadomasochism to Child Pornography: Experts Narrow Their Focus While Canadian Courts Broaden Their Horizons -- Indecency Law: Microscopic and Macroscopic Views of the Female Breast and Lap-Dancing in the Dark.

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Judging obscenity by Nowlin, Christopher J. ©2003
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