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Federal Communications Commission, et al. v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al.
Communications Law, Broadcasts, Profanity, Federal Communications Commission, Administrative Law, 18 U.S.C. section 1464
Whether the court of appeals erred in striking down the Federal Communications Commission's determination that the broadcast of vulgar expletives may violate federal restrictions on the broadcast of "any obscene, indecent, or profane language," 18 U.S.C. section 1464; see 47 C.F.R. 73.3999, when the expletives are not repeated.
Gregory G. Garre
United States Department of Justice
Miguel A. Estrada
Gibson Dunn and Crutcher LLP
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