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.