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Turner Broadcasting v. FCC

Docket No.: 93-44
Argued: January 12, 1994
Decided: June 27, 1994

Topics:

47 U.S.C. 534, First Amendment, Miscellaneous, Amendment 1, Antitrust, Consumer Protection, First Amendment, Takings Clause, antitrust, judicial review, privacy, public education

PartyNames: TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., et al., Appellants v. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION et al.
Petitioner: TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., et al.
Respondent: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION et al.

Supreme Court Docket

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., et al.
v.
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION et al.
512 U.S. 622 (1994)
Other Citations: 114 S.Ct. 2445129 L.Ed.2d 497 (512 U.S.
Question:

Are the must-carry rules content-based and thus a violation of the cable companies' First Amendment right to free speech?

Turner Broadcasting v. FCC
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 12, 1994

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Turner Broadcasting, 4 vote(s) against
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