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Civilizing Pornography: The Case For An Exclusive Obscenity Nuisance Statute, Doug Rendleman Mar 2014

Civilizing Pornography: The Case For An Exclusive Obscenity Nuisance Statute, Doug Rendleman

Doug Rendleman

Criminal penalties are increasingly perceived to be too severe for regulating obscenity. Professor Rendleman shares this perception and suggests that we replace criminal obscenity laws with an exclusive civil sanction utilizing injunctions. He proposes a comprehensive nuisance statute and discusses the various issues that arise in the equitable regulation of pornography.


Boiler Room Fraud: An Operational Plan Utilizing The Injunction Against Fraud Pursuant To 18 U.S.C. §1345 , Robert M. Twiss Jan 2013

Boiler Room Fraud: An Operational Plan Utilizing The Injunction Against Fraud Pursuant To 18 U.S.C. §1345 , Robert M. Twiss

Pepperdine Law Review

No abstract provided.


Injunctions As A Tool To Fight Gang-Related Problems In California After People Ex Rel Gallo V. Acuna: A Suitable Solution?, Bergen Herd Sep 2010

Injunctions As A Tool To Fight Gang-Related Problems In California After People Ex Rel Gallo V. Acuna: A Suitable Solution?, Bergen Herd

Golden Gate University Law Review

This Note first discusses different approaches available to law enforcement and courts to combat gang-related problems. Second, this Note describes the facts and procedural history of People ex reI Gallo v. Acuna and provides the California Supreme Court's rationale for upholding the injunction. Third, this Note critiques People ex reI Gallo v. Acuna by exploring potential problems of using an injunction as a method to fight crime. Lastly, this Note concludes that the application of public nuisance law is a powerful, constitutional method of abating gang violence and terrorism.


The Unconstitutionality, Ineffectiveness, And Alternatives Of Gang Injunctions, Thomas A. Myers Jan 2009

The Unconstitutionality, Ineffectiveness, And Alternatives Of Gang Injunctions, Thomas A. Myers

Michigan Journal of Race and Law

Gang violence across America puts in jeopardy the peace and tranquility of neighborhoods. Cities are challenged to keep their communities safe from gang violence. One common way in which cities attempt to combat violent gang activity is by using gang injunctions. Gang injunctions are court orders that prohibit gang members from conducting already-illegal activities such as vandalism, loitering, and use or possession of illegal drugs or weapons within a defined area. These injunctions, however, also prohibit otherwise legal activity such as associating with others within the restricted area of the injunction, using words or hand gestures, and wearing certain clothing ...


Malibu Locals Only: "Boys Will Be Boys", Or Dangerous Street Gang? Why The Criminal Justice System's Failure To Properly Identify Suburban Gangs Hurts Efforts At Fighting Gangs, Brian William Ludeke Aug 2006

Malibu Locals Only: "Boys Will Be Boys", Or Dangerous Street Gang? Why The Criminal Justice System's Failure To Properly Identify Suburban Gangs Hurts Efforts At Fighting Gangs, Brian William Ludeke

ExpressO

In the last several years, a group of youths calling themselves Malibu Locals Only or MLO has performed several violent crimes, intimidating many people in the area around Malibu, CA. Despite the gang-like appearance of these youths and their crimes, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials insist that MLO is not a gang. This article examines MLO, its history, and its current state in the context of California anti-gang legislation.

The article theorizes that the criminal justice system's failure to call a group like MLO a gang while waging war on other groups, primarily in lower income, heavily ...


Civilizing Pornography: The Case For An Exclusive Obscenity Nuisance Statute, Doug Rendleman Apr 1977

Civilizing Pornography: The Case For An Exclusive Obscenity Nuisance Statute, Doug Rendleman

Scholarly Articles

Criminal penalties are increasingly perceived to be too severe for regulating obscenity. Professor Rendleman shares this perception and suggests that we replace criminal obscenity laws with an exclusive civil sanction utilizing injunctions. He proposes a comprehensive nuisance statute and discusses the various issues that arise in the equitable regulation of pornography.


Equity's Power To Enjoin Criminal Acts Sep 1959

Equity's Power To Enjoin Criminal Acts

Washington and Lee Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Use Of The Injunction To Abate Saloons, George O. Eldred Jan 1938

The Use Of The Injunction To Abate Saloons, George O. Eldred

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Use Of The Injunction To Prevent Crime. Cases Involving Purprestures And Public Health, Safety And Comfort, F. H. Hankes Jan 1933

The Use Of The Injunction To Prevent Crime. Cases Involving Purprestures And Public Health, Safety And Comfort, F. H. Hankes

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Prevention Of Crime By Injunction, Hugh H. Broadhurst Jan 1933

Prevention Of Crime By Injunction, Hugh H. Broadhurst

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Use Of The Injunction To Prevent Crime In Cases Involving Houses Of Ill Fame, Gambling Houses, Bull Fights, Prize Fights, And Saloons, Lon B. Rogers Jan 1932

The Use Of The Injunction To Prevent Crime In Cases Involving Houses Of Ill Fame, Gambling Houses, Bull Fights, Prize Fights, And Saloons, Lon B. Rogers

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Injunction To Prevent Crime, James C. Lyne Jan 1932

The Use Of Injunction To Prevent Crime, James C. Lyne

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Use Of The Injunction To Prevent Crime, Gordon B. Finley Jan 1931

The Use Of The Injunction To Prevent Crime, Gordon B. Finley

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.