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United States v. Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Of Virginia 516 U.S. 415

Docket No.: 94-1893
Argued: December 6, 1995
Decided: March 27, 1996
Consolidated with: No. 94-1900

Topics:

Judicial Power, Mootness, Union

Petitioner: United States et al.
Respondent: Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Of Virginia et al. 516 U.S. 415

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket


516 U.S. 415 (1995)
Question:

Does 47 U.S.C. 533(b), which bars local telephone companies from directly providing video programming to their local phone service subscribers, violate the First Amendment's protection of free speech?

United States v. Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Of Virginia 516 U.S. 415
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 06, 1995

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against

United States v. Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Of Virginia 516 U.S. 415
Case Documents

1Opinion in United States v. Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Of Virginia 516 U.S. 415
2Opinion in United States v. Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Of Virginia 516 U.S. 415
Additional documents for this case are pending review.