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Nelson v. Time Warner Cable Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 18, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1236 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (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.

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