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Rapist May Write Porn, Judge Says

Rapist May Write Porn, Judge Says

Dec 9, 2005 10:00 AM PST
In a bizarre case of First Amendment protection that could have far-reaching affects on the legal merits of literary pornography as free speech, a convicted child rapist has been cleared to sue his jailers after they punished him for writing child porn.
Met Raid Nets 40 Child Porn Arrests

Met Raid Nets 40 Child Porn Arrests

Dec 9, 2005 7:00 AM PST
More than 40 pedophile suspects have been arrested by Metropolitan Police as the officers continue the crackdown on child pornography abusers.

3rd Circuit Rules Against Extreme Associates, Case Goes Back to District Court

Dec 8, 2005 8:45 PM PST
A federal appeals court Thursday agreed to reverse a lower court decision favoring the owners of Extreme Associates Inc. and remand the case for further proceedings. If convicted, Rob Zicari and Janet Romano face up to 50 years in prison and a fine of $2.5 million.
Prosecution Must Prove Age in Child Porn Cases, Judge Says

Prosecution Must Prove Age in Child Porn Cases, Judge Says

Dec 7, 2005 1:00 PM PST
It is the responsibility of prosecutors, not defense, to prove age in suspected child porn cases, a Hennepin County judge ruled in Minnesota today.
University Tells Playboy to Back Off Logo

University Tells Playboy to Back Off Logo

Dec 6, 2005 7:00 AM PST
When Playboy debuted its “Girls of the Pac-10” issue in September, it had no problem finding girls from Arizona State University. Unlike other schools, such as USC, where hardly any women showed up for a chance at being featured in the magazine, Playboy reportedly received more than 200 perky volunteers from ASU vying for a shot in the college issue.
Mobile Strip Club Challenges Zoning Laws

Mobile Strip Club Challenges Zoning Laws

Dec 5, 2005 3:30 PM PST
How do you charge a strip club for zoning violations when the strip club is on wheels? That was the quandary Tampa officials faced last week when a local strip club brought its show to the parking lot of a Buccaneers football game, thanks to a bus the club’s owners rented from a man named Mitchell Stone.
Kentucky Cracks Down on Child Porn

Kentucky Cracks Down on Child Porn

Dec 5, 2005 12:30 PM PST
Sparked by the recent crackdown against online child pornography, Kentucky will attempt to follow federal suit as it prepares to discuss a state law that would include making child pornography possession a felony.
Federal Legislation on Mature Games Announced

Federal Legislation on Mature Games Announced

Dec 4, 2005 12:00 PM PST
Federal law that would prevent the sale to minors of video games classified as “violent’ or “mature” came one step closer to reality Friday when Senators Hillary Clinton and Joseph Lieberman announced they would propose such legislation before the year is out.
Prosecutor Drops Investigation Into Adult Star’s Death

Prosecutor Drops Investigation Into Adult Star’s Death

Dec 4, 2005 6:00 AM PST
Rumors and suspicions have flown for the past 11 years over whether a former Italian adult actress faked her death in 1994, but a Rome prosecutor Friday said the investigation is a nonstarter and recommended the case be shelved.
Glasgow Wary of Hustler’s Sex Shop Plans

Glasgow Wary of Hustler’s Sex Shop Plans

Dec 3, 2005 12:00 PM PST
After rumors circulated that Hustler Hollywood would pull out of the U.K. market, reports now say company officials are reportedly moving forward with plans to open their first Scottish sex shop in Glasgow.

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