CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NEW YORK, INC. v. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF NEW YORK
Supreme Court Cases
447 U.S. 530 (1980)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether an order of appellee New York Public Service Commission that prohibits the inclusion by appellant and other public utility companies in monthly bills of inserts discussing controversial issues of public policy directly infringes the freedom of speech protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments and thus is invalid.
Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- Peter H. Schiff View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- Joseph D. Block View all cases