46.4406 Evidence in pornography cases.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4406]

(a) In any prosecution under this chapter evidence is admissible to show:

(1) what the predominant appeal of the material or performance would be for ordinary adults or minors;

(2) the literary, artistic, political or scientific value of the material or performance;

(3) the degree of public acceptance in this Territory and in the local community;

(4) the appeal to prurient interest in advertising or other promotion of the material or performance; and

(5) the purpose of the author, creator, promoter, furnisher, or publisher of the material or performance.

(b) Testimony of the author, creator, promoter, furnisher, publisher, or expert testimony, relating to factors entering into the determination of the issues of pornography, is admissible.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 573.050.