Miller v. California
Significance, The Miller Standard For Obscenity
State of California
That the state of California's definition of obscenity conflicted with that set forth by the U.S. Supreme Court, and that the Appellant's conviction in California State Court should be overturned.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Michael R. Capizzi
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger (writing for the Court), Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, Byron R. White
William J. Brennan, Jr., William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Potter Stewart
Date of Decision
21 June 1973
The Supreme Court vacated and remanded the case, effectively affirming the lower courts' verdict.
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