Anti-Porn Zealot Bruce Taylor Lands Bush Appointment At DOJ

Freematt357 at Freematt357 at
Mon Feb 2 21:09:36 PST 2004

Anti-Porn Zealot Bruce Taylor Lands Bush Appointment At DOJ

Bruce Taylor, has accepted an appointment to the DOJ. His official title
is Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division,
U.S. Department of Justice. This position, which is a presidential
appointment took place on January 26, 2004.

As Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal
Division. He will work primarily on federal obscenity prosecution issues.

>From 1989-1994, Bruce was at the Department of Justice as a Special
Attorney in the Criminal Divisionbs National Obscenity Enforcement Unit
and then a Senior Trial Attorney in the Child Exploitation and Obscenity

He has served as an Assistant Attorney General of Arizona in 1989 and was
an Assistant Prosecutor and Assistant Director of Law for the City of
Cleveland, where he handled 600 obscenity cases and 100 appeals from

Since 1973, he has prosecuted nearly 100 state and federal obscenity jury
cases, as well as trials on prostitution, RICO, child pornography, and
child sexual abuse, has written over 200 appeal and amicus curiae briefs,
presented over 50 appellate arguments, and has represented public
officials, law enforcement personnel, and citizens in civil lawsuits on
civil rights, zoning, Internet pornography, nuisance abatement,
injunctions, forfeiture actions, criminal procedure, defamation, and
First Amendment challenges to federal, state, and municipal laws.

Since 1995, he was President and Chief Counsel of the National Law Center
for Children and Families in Fairfax, Virginia, where he assisted
prosecutors, police, legislators, and public officials with laws and
cases involving obscenity, child pornography, commercial sexual
exploitation, protecting minors from Internet pornography, and
trafficking in persons.

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