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Adrian Gil Block 2 Hustler Magazine v. Falwell, 485 U.S. 46 (1988) – 1 st Amendment Summation of the facts: The two parties involved in this court case are Larry Flint, the producer of Hustler Magazine, and Jerry Falwell, an evangelical fundamentalist pastor/ political leader. What basically happened was that Hustler Magazine posted a cartoon of Jerry Falwell that Falwell took offense to. The magazine had and parody advertisement of an alcoholic drink where Falwell appeared saying that he had sexual intercourse with his mother. Hustler is a magazine that is known to have satirical cartoons of people. However, Falwell decided to sue under the accusations of causing emotional distress and invading his privacy. He managed to win in the lower courts and was to be paid a large sum of money by Hustler Magazine. Legal Issues: The legal issue in this court case was if Hustler Magazine was protected under the first amendment when posting the parody advertisement of Jerry Falwell. What the court had to
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Mills during the Spring '11 term at CSU Pueblo.

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