The 10 best moments from the Schwarzenegger v. EMA's Supreme Court oral arguments

Plus, why some of the things people said were a bit… off

By now, you’ve probably heard about what went down at the Supreme Courtyesterday during the oral arguments for Schwarzenegger v. EMA, the case regarding California’s proposed law prohibiting the sale of certain violent video games to minors. You might have heard that half of Justice Elena Kagan’s clerks played Mortal Kombat as teenagers, or that human-on-Vulcan torture is not considered obscene by the state of California. If you want to look at the whole 60-page court transcript of the oral arguments, go ahead - it’s a surprisingly quick read. But in the meantime, we at GR were there for both the oral arguments and all the crazy happenings outside the courthouse, and we’ve compiled a list of 10 of the day’s best moments for you, along with a little sprinkling of harmless speculation as to what this whole mess is going to mean for the gaming community.




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