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Janet Reno, Attorney General of the United States, et al. v. American Civil Liberties Union et al.

By June 26, 1997

The Supreme Court in Reno v. ACLU rules that the federal Communications Decency Act of 1996 is unconstitutional. The Court concludes that the act, which makes it a crime to display indecent or patently offensive material on the Internet where a child may find it, is too vague and tramples on the free speech rights of adults.