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Mortal Kombat & James Madison

SC101102wideA few sketches and quotes from today’s Supreme Court arguments on violent video games, Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Association :
    ”Some of the Grimm’s fairy tales are quite grim, to tell you the truth”Justice Scalia

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California’s Deputy Attorney General Zackery P. Morazzini arguing for petitioners.

 ”Well, I think what Justice Scalia wants to know is what James Madison thought about video games”Justice Alito

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Paul M. Smith makes the First Amendment argument for respondents.

 ”. . . Mortal Kombat, . . .which I am sure half the clerks who work for us spent considerable amounts of time in their adolescence playing.”Justice Kagan

NYT story here.

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