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Constitutional Law Keyed to Barnett
Miller v. California
Citation:413 U.S. 15 (1973)
Appellant Miller conducted a mass mail campaign to advertise illustrated books that were sexual in nature. The advertisements featured pictures and drawings depicting people engaged in sexual activities. Some of the mailings were delivered to addresses that did not request the brochures, including a restaurant whose manager complained to the police. Appellant was convicted of violating a California law that prohibited knowing distribution of obscene material.
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