Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Nelson v. Time Warner Cable Inc.
Issue(s): (1) Whether the statute governing Texas’s transition from municipal-level to state-level cable franchising is subject to strict scrutiny under the Speech and Press Clauses of the First Amendment; and (2) whether a federal court of appeals can hold unconstitutional a state statute that has been amended during the pendency of the appeal, without first allowing the state to make a record in defense of the amended statute.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Matthew Bush, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 6, 2012, 4:12 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/06/petition-of-the-day-296/