Under Section 2257 of Title 18 the U.S. Code, any publisher or producer of printed, photographed, or video-recorded material in which one or more people are engaged in a sexually explicit act must produce and maintain an individual record of the performers involved. One of the primary purposes of §2257 is to ensure that the correct age and identification of the performer has been placed in a permanent record. Such records must be made available to the Attorney General upon demand for inspection or investigation.
Fighting to protect First Amendment rights in South Florida since 1984
We are the First Amendment protection lawyers of Benjamin & Aaronson Edinger & Patanzo, P.A. located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We have been fighting to protect the rights of business operators and businesses affected by laws such as the Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act. For more than 30 years, we have been the law firm to come to when your freedom of speech is being threatened.
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Section 2257 compliance laws are complex
We handle every kind of litigation case involving §2257 and violations of the Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act of 1988. We can clearly explain how the law applies to your circumstances, and help you conform to provisions of the Act. In the event you have run into conformance violation issues, we work with constitutional experts, private investigators and government consultants to help prepare and defend your business. We think that your First Amendment rights are worth protecting. Let us help.
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