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The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in China today issued an order that all personal computers sold in China after July 1, 2009 must contain filtering software to prevent users from viewing “unhealthy” material on the Internet.

The new technology, called Green Dam Youth Escort, is intended to block pornographic content and Continue Reading

Many law students have heard of “Movie Day at the Court” and Justice Potter Stewart’s famous line made during the first big wave of pornography of the 1960s: “I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced . . . [b]ut I know [...]

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Judges are People Too, Right?

On June 20, 2008 By JETLaw

Judges are supposed to uphold the First Amendment and advocate freedom of speech for all people,  but it doesn’t necessarily follow that judges are entitled to First Amendment protection for their own speech.  Last Thursday, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Alex Kozinski, called for an investigation into his own [...]

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