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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Seventh Circuit struck down Illinois law restricting video game sales

On November 28, 2006, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld a 2005 ruling finding the Safe Games Illinois Act unconstitutional. The act restricted the sale of violent video games to minors. The appeals court agreed that the labeling requirements and restrictions on the sale of objectionable games to minors were overbroad and not narrowly tailored. Under the original district court order, Illinois also owed the video game manufacturers over $500,000 in legal fees.

Learn more about laws regulating the sale of video games from the JURIST news archive.




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