Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 10:15:42 -0500

From: Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALE.EDU

Subject: Re: Auto-erotic asphyxiation (new term?)

I searched Lexis/Nexis, Medline, and one or two other databases for the

term _auto-erotic asphyxiation_. The earliest usage I can find is in the

case of Herceg v. Hustler Magazine, Inc., 565 F. Supp. 802 (1983). The