CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, OBSCENITY AND RELATED OFFENSES
OBJECTIVE #1 -
Identify the three-pronged test which is used to determine if material is obscene - MCCH 16.1
The three-prong test used by the U.S. Supreme Court to identify what material is obscene is:
1. its predominant appeal is to prurient interest in sex AND
2. it depicts or describes sexual conduct in a patently offensive way AND
3. it lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value
See text for an explanation.