Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Dogfight In The Supreme Court

Two days into its 2009-2010 term, the Supreme Court sank its teeth into a case which could have a profound impact on all First Amendment free speech rights, and particularly those of the news media. Kevin Goldberg attended the argument in U.S. v. Stevens - read his report here.… Continue Reading

Supreme Court Says A Lot by Saying Little

In two terse-to-the-point-of-cryptic orders, the Supreme Court closed out its most recent term by sending important signals about (a) the future of election laws as they pertain to advertising and (b) the application of copyright law to new technologies.… Continue Reading

FCC v. Fox – The Supreme Court Rules

The Supreme Court has issued its long-awaited decision in FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc. The good news here is that the Supreme Court's ruling changes very little on the indecency front. But the bad news is that the decision effects a major shift in a seemingly mundane legal doctrine, a shift that could affect FCC regulatory activity in all respects for years to come.… Continue Reading

From the Horses’ Mouths

Elsewhere on this blog we have posted reports about the oral argument in FCC v. Fox, the first broadcast indecency case to reach the Supreme Court in 30 years. From our notes taken during the argument, we have mined the following nuggets:… Continue Reading