Obscene Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Obscene.

Obscene (Adjective)

Obscene refers to content, often involved with sexuality, that is offensive, disgusting, or blatantly indecent. It lacks any beneficial scientific, artistic, literary, or lawful value and contradicts acceptable standards of decency. Obscene material or behavior is not protected under freedom of speech or expression by law due to its repugnant nature.