The difficulty, indeed impossibility, of objectively defining ‘morality’ or ‘immorality’ runs like a thread through juridical debates.
An examination, even summary, of legal texts about books and publishing, and of a certain number of well-known cases, shows that ‘the censors’ confusion proves that the modalities of censorship are ill-adapted to a context that the “evolution of morals” – as the saying goes - has radically changed.’(Danièle Lochak).