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April 28, 2009

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of FFC Policy on Fleeting Expletives

The Supreme Court ruled today that the FCC does indeed have the authority to fine broadcast networks for fleeting expletives uttered on their shows.  The ruling, however, did not address whether the FCC policy could be overturned on the First Amendment issues.  The Court sent the case back to the lower courts for consideration of that issue.  The case is FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc

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