Are You a Legal Professional?

FINDLAW LEGAL DICTIONARY

The FindLaw Legal Dictionary -- free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms. Search for a definition or browse our legal glossaries.

Pornography

pornography n

: material that depicts erotic behavior and is intended to cause sexual excitement NOTE: Pornographic material is protected expression unless it is determined to be obscene. However, child pornography is illegal under federal and state laws prohibiting the depiction of minors in sexual acts.
por·nog·ra·pher [pȯr-nÄ -grə-fər]
n

por·no·graph·ic [pȯr-nə-gra-fik]
adj

por·no·graph·i·cal·ly adv



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.