Article Title

Grand jury may bid juvenile experts in comic book probe

Authors

Calvin Johnson

Newspaper

The Oregon Statesman (Salem)

Date

1956

Challenged Material

indecent literature

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Marion County

Participants

grand jury, District Attorney Kenneth Brown, civic leaders, religious leaders

Outcome

The grand jury continued deliberations. Some public officials may be asked for testimony, but the article points out that many experts were not asked as of yet

Abstract

Some public officials may be asked to testify on the fourth day of a grand jury's deliberations on a case regarding indecent literature being sold in Marion County. The article asks several experts in the community whether they have been asked to testify, including superintendents of schools, a juvenile judge, and hospital workers. All respond that they have not been asked.

Keywords

grand jury, indecent literature, expert witnesses, comic books, book sales

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