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Name: Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union
Case #: 00-1293
Court: US Supreme Court
District USSup
Opinion Date: 05/13/2002
Subsequent History: Cross-cites: 122 S.Ct. 1700; 152 L.Ed.2d 771
Summary

The Child Online Protection Act, which seeks to protect children against pornographic material on the World Wide Web, is not facially unconstitutional. Its reliance on community standards to identify material which is harmful to minors does not by itself render the statute substantially overbroad for purposes of the First Amendment.