In legal settings, the term obscenity is frequently used to describe expressions (e.g., actions, images, or words) of an explicitly sexual nature (e.g., pornography). Most often, the term obscenity is used around discussions of which type of content should be protected under the First Amendment of the Constitution. Roth v. United States (1957), along with another case, Alberts v. California (1957), was a landmark case presented before the U.S. Supreme Court that redefined the constitutional test for determining whether ...

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