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Denver Area Consortium v. FCC

Docket No.: 95-124
Argued: February 21, 1996
Decided: June 28, 1996
Consolidated with: No. 95-227

Topics:

47 U.S.C. 532, First Amendment, Miscellaneous, Consumer Protection, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Takings Clause, antitrust, judicial review, patent, privacy

PartyNames: DENVER AREA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONSORTIUM, INC., et al. v. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION et al. Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Petitioner: Denver Area Consortium
Respondent: FCC

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

Denver Area Consortium
v.
FCC
518 U.S. 727 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 2374135 L.Ed.2d 888 (518 U.S.
Question:

Do the Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act's empowerments and restrictions violate the petitioner's First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

Denver Area Consortium v. FCC
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 21, 1996

Holding: affirmed in part and reversed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for FCC, 2 vote(s) against
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