3rd Circ. Upholds Porn Record-Keeping Regs

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 10:07 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Monday upheld federal record-keeping requirements for producers of sexually explicit materials, finding the rules monitor performers’ ages to thwart child pornography and have a purpose unrelated to adult filmmakers’ speech protected by the First Amendment.

In a 50-page opinion, a three-judge panel said a group of plaintiffs involved in the adult media industry, including the Free Speech Coalition Inc., had not shown that the rules target their speech because of the potential effect of the content of their speech, finding that the...
To view the full article, register now.