Does what?- To evaluate if something is obscene.
Why needed?- Its significant because it determines if something should have First amendment protection.
1) Average person, applying contemporary community standards, finds that the work taken as a whole, appeals to the prurient interest.
-Average person: average adult, no kids or overly
-Community standards: state law
-Prurient interests: Having an unusual interest in sex or diapers
2) Works depict in a patently offensive way sexual conduct defined by state law.
-Patently offensive: borderline pornographic material, there is a narrow description/criteria.
3)Work in question lacks serious literary, artistic, political and scientific values (SLAPS).