Friday, July 1, 2011

Supreme Court on Violent Video Games: Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association

Professor Catherine J. Ross (GW Law) recently wrote an interesting editorial for the Washington Post:

Parents may wonder how the Supreme Court could overturn a California law that made it a crime to sell or rent violent video games to minors. But the court got it right Monday in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association. The justices rejected a radical challenge to free speech — in the process protecting all of us, not just children.

Read more here.

MR

 

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Technically, legal speaking the Supreme Court Justices made the correct ruling. History has taught us that law makers cannot legislate morality. Doing so is Unconstitutional and doing so breds disrespect for the legal system because 'morality laws' are impossible to enforce fully and fairly.

Posted by: Divorce Oklahoma City | Jul 10, 2011 3:31:23 PM

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