Pornography and The Criminal Justice System

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CRC Press, Dec 3, 2014 - Law - 290 pages

This volume assembles hundreds of cases and studies to provide the most accurate and comprehensive picture of the status of pornography in the criminal justice system. Presenting high-level research in an accessible and organized manner, it explores a range of topics, including investigating and prosecuting a case, arguments favoring and opposing decriminalization of pornography, and relationships between pornography, mental disorders, and crime. It also examines criminal justice responses and international laws, policies, attitudes, and definitions of pornography in comparison to those of the United States.

 

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Contents

Philosophical and Jurisprudential Underpinnings
1
Pornography in the US Criminal Justice System
13
Obscenity
21
Pornography Production and the US Criminal Justice System
47
Children Pornography and the Law
59
Pornography and Viewers Crime
79
Relationship Between Pornography and Trafficking
91
Commonalities and Comorbidities Within Child Pornography
99
Unintended Pornography
169
Bestiality
179
Simulations
185
Fantasies and Free Speech
197
Punishments for Pornography
201
Crooked Members of the Criminal Justice System
213
Evidence
225
Pornography Addiction Retribution and Rehabilitation
233

Prosecution
119
Illegal Pornography Cyberspace and Technology
131
The Pornography Business and Crime
141
Family Law and Pornography
151
Public Pornography
161
International and Comparative
243
The Future
257
Back Cover
267
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Carmen M. Cusack holds a BA cum laude from Florida International University (FIU), a JD from FIU, and a PhD in criminal justice specializing in behavioral science from Nova Southeastern University. She has taught criminal justice at universities throughout Florida and Alaska. Her forthcoming publication is entitled Animals and Criminal Justice (Transaction Publishers, 2015). She is the editor of Journal of Law and Social Deviance and serves as an editor for The Qualitative Report and Journal of Men’s Studies. She has published several research articles relevant to Pornography and the Criminal Justice System.

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