FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION v. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF CALIFORNIA et al.
Supreme Court Cases
468 U.S. 364 (1984)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether Section 399 of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, as amended by the Public Broadcasting Amendments Act of 1981, which forbids any "non-commercial educational broadcasting station which receives a grant from the Corporation" to "engage in editorializing," violate the First Amendment.
Affirmed (includes modified). Petitioning party did not receive a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- Frederic D. Woocher View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- Samuel A. Alito Jr. View all cases