June 27, 2011, update: The Supreme Court rejects California’s law banning the sale of violent video games to children. A copy of the Court’s decision can be found here.

The following is a previously-published summary of the arguments that were made by each side of Schwarzenegger v. EMA:

On November 2, 2010, the Supreme Court hears oral argument in the matter of Schwarzenegger v. EMA. This case is about a California law that bans the sale of certain violent video games to minors. This is an historic moment for the video game industry – as this is the first time the Supreme Court has considered a statute concerning the sale of video games. Stephen Riden’s complete analysis of the arguments offered in briefs filed by each side in this case is available here.  A copy of the transcript of oral argument can be downloaded here.