Any form of expression, such as a book, painting, photograph, movie, or play, that deals with sex in a way that is regarded as so offensive as to be beyond the protection of the constitutional guarantee of freedom of speech.
The definition of obscenity has changed substantially over time. The most ruling on the subject by the Supreme Court defines obscenity as "material that appeals to prurient interest, depicts, or describes sexual conduct in a way that is patently offensive, and lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value."
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Obscenity Defense Considerations
Child molestation is among the most serious and increasingly common of criminal charges. The mere accusation of child molestation is carries extreme stigma and requires the most skilled and aggressive possible defense.
While this crime is usually a misdemeanor and a comparatively minor charge, a conviction still results in a criminal record. It can also lay the groundwork for possible damages and fines.
Obscenity laws can be in direct opposition to your freedom of expression guaranteed under the First Amendment of the U.S. constitution. It is critical that you take seriously any criminal charge against you.
Defense against this charge should be handled by legal counsel with experience with sex crimes defense at both the state and federal level. Call us at any time for a free and confidential consultation at (800) 209-4331. Early intervention is critical to obtaining the best results.