COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. v. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE
Supreme Court Cases
412 U.S. 94 (1973)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether a broadcast licensee's general policy of not selling advertising time to individuals or groups wishing to speak out on issues they consider important violates the Federal Communications Act or the First Amendment.
Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- Joseph A. Califano Jr. View all cases
- Thomas R. Asher View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- J. Roger Wollenberg View all cases
- Vernon L. Wilkinson View all cases