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Mon, Jun 27, 2011 -- 10:00 AM

Video Games on Trial


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By a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a California law, authored by State Senator Leland Yee, which would have banned the sale of violent video games to children. We discuss the case.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Leland Yee, California state senator representing the 8th District and author of the California video game law
  • Christopher Ferguson, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A&M International University
  • Douglas Gentile, director of the Media Research Lab at Iowa State University
  • Margaret Russell, professor of law at Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Rich Taylor, senior vice president of communications and industry affairs for the Electronic Software Association

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