April 20, 2010
Supreme Court Strikes Down Statute At Issue in "Crush Video" CaseThe Supreme Court has ruled that a federal statute, 18 U.S. C. §48,which criminalizes "the commercial creation, sale, or possession of certain depictions of animal cruelty" is unconstitutional. Robert Stevens had challenged his conviction under the statute for the sale of so-called "crush videos." The Court found the statute substantially overbroad.
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