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New York, New York. Waiting to get into Radio City movie theater

Kingsley Pictures v. New York

By June 29, 1959

In Kingsley Pictures v. New York, the Supreme Court strikes down New York’s use of the term “immoral” in statutory language as the basis for banning or changing a film. Five separate decisions show that anti-censorship ideas are gaining traction within the Court.


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