Richmond Journa

l of Law &Technology

Volume VI, Issue 3, Part I

Winter 1999

You Can't Alway's Get What You Want: Government's Good Intentions v. The First Amendment's Prescribed Freedoms in Protecting Children from Sexually-Explicit Material on the Internet

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Related Browsing provides the readers with other web pages that are topically related to the featured article/note and that may be of interest to our readers. The Center for Democracy and Technology's briefing on public policy issues. CDT's Communications Decency Act Issues Page. Covers government activities regarding the Communications Decency Act. Freedom of Speech, Shielding Children, Transcending Balancing, written by Professor Eugene Volokh which can be found in the Supreme Court Review (1997 Sup. Ct. Rev. 141.) Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK): Materials related to the ACLU v. Reno case Article which offers commentary on the Children's On Line Protection Act. Cyberliberties page of the ACLU. This site contains an article on a recent action by a court to strike down a state's "Harmful to Minors" ban on Internet speech. 1990 decision by the Third Circuit written by Judge Dolores Sloviter, who sits on the three judge panel hearing the current CDA case brought by the ACLU and the CIEC/ALA coalition in Philadelphia. This decision holds that requiring adults to use a nine digit identification code to access dial-a-porn was overbroad and failed the "least restrictive means" test under the First Amendment and under Sable. The ACLU cites this case in their brief. The Electronic Frontier Foundation list of related cases, commentaries, and articles published on June 26, 1997. The Specter of Pervasiveness Pacifica, New Media, and Freedom of Speech. In this briefing paper, written on February 12, 1998, Jonathan D. Wallace explains how technological advances threaten to lead to wider applications of the pervasiveness doctrine. Justice on Campus Project's mission is to preserve free expression and due process rights at universities. Their online archive includes reports on disciplinary charges, speech codes, and censorship on college campuses around the country. The Project was one of 20 plaintiffs in the ACLU's successful challenge of the Communications Decency Act. The Order granting Plaintiff's Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO). The New Wave of Speech and Privacy Developments in Cyberspace written by Eric J. Sinrod, Jeffrey W. Reyna and Barak D. Jolish. This article discusses issues of blocking internet content, Reno v. ACLU and protecting minors.

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