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Stanley v. Georgia
Citation:394 U.S. 557 (1969)
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Federal and state officials conducted an investigation of Appellant Stanley’s home based on allegations of “bookmaking” activities (sports betting). They found little evidence of bookmaking activities, but did find reels of pornographic film. Appellant was charged with possessing “obscene materials” in violation of Georgia law.
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