The Miller test, also called the three-prong obscenity test, is the United States Supreme Court's test for determining whether speech or expression can be labeled obscene, in which case it is not protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and can be prohibited.- Miller test
In the United States, the 1973 ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in Miller v. California established a three-tiered test to determine what was obscene—and thus not protected, versus what was merely erotic and thus protected by the First Amendment.- Obscenity
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Patently offensive is a term used in United States law regarding obscenity under the First Amendment.
The Roth standard was largely replaced by the Miller test established by Miller v. California (1973).