XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
1st Amendment Grounds Keeps Theater From Fines
Dec 4, 2007 3:30 PM PSTThe Guild Cinema's independent erotic film festival will not be fined for showing pornographic movies despite its violation of local zoning statutes, partially due to help from the American Civil Liberties Union and 1st Amendment arguments.
Ala. Legislator to File Bill to Revoke Sex Toy Ban
Dec 4, 2007 1:00 PM PSTA Birmingham legislator has filed a bill to revoke the state's ban on the sale of sex toys, the second he has filed since the law's inception in 1998.
YourDailyGirls.com Slams Media for Zane Coverage
Dec 4, 2007 12:30 PM PSTOwners of YourDailyGirls.com, a solo girl site that featured pictures of slain model Emily Sander, aka Zoey Zane, have issued a statement slamming the media for sensationalizing Sander’s connection to the online adult industry.
Challenge to Utah Law Loses Plaintiffs
Dec 4, 2007 7:00 AM PSTA legal challenge to the Utah Harmful to Minors Act lost close to half of its plaintiffs last week, following a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Dee Benson in which he found that the plaintiffs failed to demonstrate that they had standing to challenge the law.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Nov 30, 2007 4:00 PM PSTThis week's collection of news about local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers
Dead Body Confirmed as Adult Model Zoey Zane
Nov 30, 2007 10:15 AM PSTThe body of a young girl found 50 miles east of El Dorado has been confirmed as that of amateur solo girl Emily Sander, aka Zoey Zane, who was reported missing last Saturday.
Hollywood Premiere Party Will Go On As Scheduled
Nov 29, 2007 6:00 PM PSTA legal motion to block the adult industry party set for Saturday night at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood has been thrown out of court and the party will go on as scheduled.
D-Money's Players Ball to Make XBIZ Hollywood Debut
Nov 29, 2007 5:30 PM PSTThe Players Ball will take center stage as the official after-party for the 6th Annual XBIZ Awards, scheduled Feb. 7 at the Highlands in Hollywood, Calif.
Joe Francis Asks for Investigation of Fla. AG
Nov 29, 2007 3:00 PM PST“Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis’ attorneys have called for an investigation of Florida State Attorney General Steve Meadows after alleging that Meadows allowed exhibition and dissemination of child pornography.
Hammer Hosts Lively Debate About Adult Business
Nov 29, 2007 1:00 PM PST‘Dirty Business — Should the Adult Industry be Saved?’ was the featured topic at a panel discussion held last night by the Zócalo lecture series at the Hammer Museum.
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