Posts Tagged ‘sex’
The Tennessean reports that federal judge agrees with arguments by Backpage.com that the law infringes on freedom of speech.
Reuters reports 2nd Circuit rules that officials must disclose a 2004 legal memorandum justifying requirement that HIV/AIDS groups sign a pledge before working overseas.
Teacher’s comment that ‘You remind me of a prostitute chewing her gum’ did not state an objective fact, California appeals court rules.
Village Voice Media’s Backpage.com is challenging state law that would require classified-advertising companies to verify the ages of people in sex-related ads.
Public libraries in several states are pulling the steamy trilogy from shelves or not stocking it at all.
Opinion rejects man’s contention that state law against soliciting a minor was so broad and vague that it criminalized lawful speech.
State law criminalizing intent could have used some constitutional analysis in case involving man convicted of taking pictures up women’s skirts.
Extra tax on patrons would go into a sexual-assault prevention fund because one secondary effect of adult businesses, sponsor claims, is rape.
‘Food Tax — Adult Materials Tax Swap Act’ would impose 25% tax on a full range of sexual materials, products and services, including pay movies on cable.
Village Voice Media had been accused of facilitating teen prostitution on its Backpage.com website.
FARGO, N.D. — The case against a male North Dakota State University student accused of secretly recording nude videos of a female roommate has been dismissed by a judge who says a new state law dealing with the subject is poorly written.
Judge Steven McCullough says the law passed by the Legislature last year barring the [...]
TACOMA, Wash. — A trial began in Pierce County Superior Court this week that pits the First Amendment against the right to privacy, the Puyallup School District against four of its former students, and friends against friends.
At issue is a package of stories on oral sex that ran in the February 2008 edition of the [...]
Comment? E-mail meA recent decision by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has taken the secondary-effects doctrine affecting adult businesses to a new low. As a result, adult clubs in Fulton County, Ga., cannot mix alcohol and nude dancing.
The Feb. 16 decision in Flanigan’s Enterprises of Georgia v. Fulton County ignored relevant, local evidence [...]
DALLAS — A 1970s-era Texas law that allows parents to show “harmful material” to their children has come under fire after a prosecutor said he couldn't file charges against a man accused of forcing his 8- and 9-year-old daughters to watch hardcore online pornography.
Randall County District Attorney James Farren has asked the Texas attorney general's [...]