Hi, need to submit a 1000 words essay on the topic Regulation of Obscenity and Pornography.
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After years in which no Supreme Court opinion could command majority support, five members of the Court in Miller set out a several-part test for judging obscenity statutes: the proscribed material must depict or describe sexual conduct in a patently offensive way, the conduct must be specifically described in the law, and the work must, taken as a whole, lack serious value and must appeal to a prurient interest in sex. For decades, the courts have struggled to define just what material is so offensive as to be legally obscene, and to delineate limits on the government’s ability to regulate sexually explicit material.

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