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NCJ Number: 36152 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: NATIONAL LEGAL DATA CENTER ON THE LAW OF OBSCENITY FINAL REPORT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: California Lutheran College
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 400
Sponsoring Agency: California Lutheran College
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 72-NI-99-0013
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS CENTER WAS DESIGNED TO SERVE AS A NATIONWIDE INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE AND LEGAL REFERENCE SERVICE FOR PROSECUTORS CONCERNED WITH OBSCENITY PROSECUTIONS.
Abstract: THIS REPORT COVERS CENTER ACTIVITIES DURING ITS FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION, JANUARY 1, 1973 TO FEBRUARY 28, 1974, INCLUDING ESTABLISHING THE PRIMARY NEEDS OF LOCAL PROSECUTORS AND DEVELOPING THE MOST EFFECTIVE MANNER FOR SERVING THESE NEEDS. SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED INCLUDED: THE CONVENING OF AN ADVISORY PANEL OF SPECIALISTS TO HELP POSTULATE THE HYPOTHESIS OF THE PROJECT, A SURVEY OF PROSECUTORS' OFFICES, PREPARATION AND PUBLICATION OF A 'BRIEF BANK' OF OBSCENITY FILINGS, TECHNICAL AND RESEARCH ASSISTANCE, AND THE PREPARATION AND PUBLICATION OF 'HOW TO DO IT' MANUALS FOR PROSECUTORS, A BI-MONTHLY NEWSLETTER, AND AN OBSCENITY LAW REPORTER. THE EXTENSIVE APPENDIX CONTAINS A COPY OF THE ADVISORY PANEL MINUTES, THE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE, THE BRIEF BANK INDEX, RESPONSES TO SEMINARS AND RESEARCH MATERIALS, LEGAL MEMORANDA, THE RESEARCH MANUAL 'TECHNIQUES IN PORNOGRAPHY INVESTIGATION', A COPY OF THE NEWSLETTER, 'THE AMICUS', AND AN EVALUATION OF THE CENTER'S FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION. THOUSAND OAKS (CALIFORNIA)
Index Term(s): California; Information dissemination; Laws and Statutes; Legal reference services; Pornography; Prosecution
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