General Media Communications, Inc. v. Cohen

131 F.3d 273 (2d Cir. 1997), vacating sub nom. Gen. Media Commc’ns v. Perry, 952 F. Supp. 1072 (S.D.N.Y. 1997)

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Military Honor and Decency Act, a law that banned the sale or rental, at a military facility, of any material that “depicts or describes nudity … in a lascivious way” is constitutional.


PMG International Division, L.L.C. v. Rumsfeld

303 F.3d 1163 (9th Cir. 2002), aff’g sub nom. PMG Int’l v. Cohen, 57 F. Supp. 2d 916 (N.D. Cal. 1999)

The 9th Circuit Court affirmed the U.S. District Court’s dismissal of the lawsuit arguing that the Military Honor and Decency Act is unconstitutional.