Three U of T students face criminal charges of “exposing an obscene movie to public view” following a Friday night raid by Toronto police on a SAC-sponsored movie screening.

The movie, Deep Throat, has been declared obscene in some U.S. court districts, but has never been ruled on by a Canadian court, says Clayton Ruby, a lawyer representing two of the students. The arrests were made Friday night after the second showing of the film at the Medical Sciences anatomy lecture hall.

Plainclothes police seized the film and laid the charge before a third unscheduled showing of the film was to have been made.

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