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United States v. X-Citement Video

Docket No.: 93-723
Argued: October 5, 1994
Decided: November 29, 1994

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 2252, First Amendment, Obscenity, First Amendment, National Firearms, patent

PartyNames: UNITED STATES, Petitioner v. X-CITEMENT VIDEO, INC., et al.
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: X-Citement Video

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 982 F.2d 1285
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
X-Citement Video
513 U.S. 64 (1994)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 464130 L.Ed.2d 372 (513 U.S. 6
Question:

Did the Act's use of the term "knowingly" violate the First Amendment's Free Speech clause by not mandating a showing that the alleged offender knew which materials contained under-age performances?

United States v. X-Citement Video
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 05, 1994

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for United States, 2 vote(s) against

United States v. X-Citement Video
Case Documents

1Opinion in United States v. X-Citement Video
2Opinion in United States v. X-Citement Video
Additional documents for this case are pending review.