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Obscenity and the law

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This paper was written before the Home Office'sReport of the Committee on obscenity and Film Censorship under the chairmanship of Bernard Williams had been either written or published; this report has now been published by H.M. Stationery Office, London, as Cmnd. 7772, 1979. As a member of this committee I was somewhat inhibited in what I could say on the subject at the Lancaster conference, but I have not modified the pages for publication except in matters of detail or to correct errors. I have added some references to the report, hereafter cited as C. O. F. C.

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Simpson, A.W.B. Obscenity and the law. Law Philos 1, 239–254 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00848287

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