Obscenity and the Warren Court: Finding the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech (NEMLA 2013)

In 1957, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren—the same court that decided Brown v. Board of Education, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona—ruled on Roth v. United States, significantly restricting the ability of the state to ban published material. This case was the first of a series of cases demonstrating the Warren Court’s (and to a lesser extent that of the Burger Court that succeeded it) deeply vested interest in ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Language Association
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Categories: 
American
Interdisciplinary
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
Literary Theory
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
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