PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ET AL. v. POLLAK ET AL. | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ET AL. v. POLLAK ET AL.

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343 U.S. 451 (1952)

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Legal Principle at Issue

Whether the operation of a radio service broadcasting music, commercials and announcements on public buses violates the freedoms of speech and privacy guaranteed to citizens by the First and Fifth Amendments to the Constitution.

Action

Reversed and remanded. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.

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