[Cross-posted from the OUP Blog)   The 1868 decision in R. v Hicklin created a formula for evaluating #obscene works that British and American courts would use for nearly a century. Chief Justice Alexander Cockburn, in a succinct phrase that numerous courts would quote, explained that ?the test of #obscenity is ? whether the tendency of the matter charged as obscenity is to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influences, and into whose hands a publication of this sort may fall.? Hicklin is often taken as inaugurating a new era in obscenity law, shifting... read more...

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[Cross-posted from the OUP Blog)   The 1868 decision in R. v Hicklin created a formula for evaluating #obscene works that British and American courts would use for nearly a century. Chief Justice Alexander Cockburn, in a succinct phrase that numerous courts would quote, explained that ?the test of #obscenity is ? whether the tendency of the matter charged as obscenity is to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influences, and into whose hands a publication of this sort may fall.? Hicklin is often taken as inaugurating a new era in obscenity law, shifting... read more...

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FortuneNASA Wants to Get the Mars Rover Digging AgainFortuneNASA officials hope to get the industrious Curiosity Mars Rover robotic vehicle digging again on the surface of the red planet. The Curiosity landed in Mars' Gale Crater in 2012 and was able to dig out rock samples more than a dozen times between 2013 ...NASA is about to do something with the Curiosity #rover it never could have plannedBGRMars' Electrically Charged Moons Could Mess Up NASA's PlansInverseNASA's a Step Closer to Having the Curiosity Rover Drill for Organics on MarsSeekerAstrobiology read more...

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CBC.caDolly Parton-style wig-wearing #robbery #suspect arrestedCBC.caHamilton police have arrested a suspect in a robbery of a convenience store where the thief wore a Dolly Parton style wig. A 61-year-old Hamilton man has been charged. Dolly Parton-style wig used in 1 of 4 robberies on Mountain this weekend. On Oct. read more...

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Greek prosecutors say a 29-year-old #man arrested in Athens has been charged with attempted murder against former Greek Prime Minister Lucas read more...

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Greek prosecutors say a 29-year-old #man arrested in Athens has been charged with attempted murder against former Greek Prime Minister Lucas read more...

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Bitcoin News (#press release)Michigan Localbitcoins User Charged with Unlicensed Money TransmittingBitcoin News (press release)The next few paragraphs of the seventeen page document detail a basic understanding of bitcoin, concluding in an odd equivocation in 'Part F', ?Bitcoin is not inherently illegal and has known legitimate uses, much like cash; bitcoins, however, are also ...and read more...

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Bitcoin News (#press release)Michigan Localbitcoins User Charged with Unlicensed Money TransmittingBitcoin News (press release)The next few paragraphs of the seventeen page document detail a basic understanding of bitcoin, concluding in an odd equivocation in 'Part F', ?Bitcoin is not inherently illegal and has known legitimate uses, much like cash; bitcoins, however, are also ...and read more...

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Jeremy Conklin came home to a sea of red and #blue lights on Saturday night and learned that one of his neighbors was dead and another was #charged in the read more...

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ReutersSpecial Report: Me and my #robotic suitReutersEMERYVILLE, California (Reuters) - I dream of walking every other night. The dreams aren't bitter. They're charged with hope. It was this hope that led #me to California to take part in clinical trials for a powered exoskeleton that is designed to help ...and read more...

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ReutersSpecial Report: Me and my #robotic suitReutersEMERYVILLE, California (Reuters) - I dream of walking every other night. The dreams aren't bitter. They're charged with hope. It was this hope that led #me to California to take part in clinical trials for a powered exoskeleton that is designed to help ...and read more...

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ReutersSpecial Report: Me and my #robotic suitReutersEMERYVILLE, California (Reuters) - I dream of walking every other night. The dreams aren't bitter. They're charged with hope. It was this hope that led #me to California to take part in clinical trials for a powered exoskeleton that is designed to help ...and read more...

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ReutersSpecial Report: Me and my #robotic suitReutersEMERYVILLE, California (Reuters) - I dream of walking every other night. The dreams aren't bitter. They're charged with hope. It was this hope that led #me to California to take part in clinical trials for a powered exoskeleton that is designed to help ...and read more...

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HARPER WOODS, Mich. - A 14-year-old Harper Woods High School #student was charged Friday after making threats at #school. Police said the student threatened to shoot another student Tuesday. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said the student was seen read more...

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Four men are facing murder and attempted murder charges in connection to the #fatal #stabbing of an engineer who worked at the Turkey Point read more...

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The Keene SentinelRhode Island man charged in connection with plan that would bring #drugs to Keene, #police saidThe Keene SentinelA Rhode Island man has been arrested in connection with drug activity that was planned in Rindge and Keene, Keene police said. Through an investigation, police determined that controlled drugs including heroin and crack cocaine were going to be ...and read more...

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A Seattle man accused of exposing himself to two #women swimming in Green Lake has been charged with indecent read more...

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A Seattle man accused of exposing himself to two #women swimming in Green Lake has been charged with indecent read more...

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PHNOM PENH, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Cambodia's Supreme Court will hold a hearing on the dissolution of the country's biggest #opposition party on Nov. 16 after its leader Kem Sokha was charged with treason, according to a #court letter. Signed by Supreme read more...

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PHNOM PENH, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Cambodia's Supreme Court will hold a hearing on the dissolution of the country's biggest #opposition party on Nov. 16 after its leader Kem Sokha was charged with treason, according to a #court letter. Signed by Supreme read more...

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