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FB-13184-77

Jon S. Gottschall
SUNY Research Foundation, College at Plattsburgh (Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2637)

The Supreme Court and the Culture of Freedom: The Impact of Miller vs. California

To assess through interviews with local officials and affected individuals, the relative weight of legal and cultural factors in community responses to the Miller vs. California decisions which permits application of community standards to obscenity cases. This study should reveal the large element of human choice and volition in legal decisions and raise important questions about human motivation.

Project fields:
Political Science, General

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1977 – 5/31/1978