RARA-AVIS: The Potter Stewart Definition of Noir

From: Nathan Cain (IndieCrime@gmail.com)
Date: 25 Jul 2008

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    Has anyone thought of adapting Justice Potter Stewart's famous definition of pornography from his dissent in Jacobellis v. Ohio "I know it when I see it." Because the term noir is entirely subjective I think that's a far as any definition is ever going to get.

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