Party line

August 19, 2011

  • 281 Obscenity
  • 281k10 Indictment or Information
  • 281k11 k. Requisites and Sufficiency in General.

281 ObscenityIndictment charging, inter alia, that defendant had telephoned complainant on party line and had, while speaking to her and to others, referred to her as a lewd, immoral and lascivious woman of indecent and lewd character and employed other scurrilous, opprobrious, filthy, disgusting and indecent language and talk, charged a common-law offense.
Com. v. Mochan, 110 A.2d 788 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1955)

Suggested by Alan Gray, Law Student: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University; New York, NY