Censorship can many times be attributed to ignorance about a particular book or other artistic work. Situations can often arise where patrons or municipal officials complain about particular work for being too controversial, particularly in juvenile literature.
Rather than caving into complaints too quickly, giving the controversial work its "due process" is potentially a more rational way of handling the situation.
What sorts of ad hoc committees work best to make a decision in these types of situations? What techniques can a library use to focus the group down to make an objective decision about the work in question?