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City of Portland, Oregon v. Federal Communications Commission

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1354 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in upholding the Federal Communications Commission’s interpretation of “effect of prohibiting” in light of its plain meaning, lack of a limiting standard and National Cable & Telecommunications Association v. Brand X Internet Services; and (2) whether the divided 9th Circuit erred in affirming the FCC’s interpretation of 47 U.S.C. § 253 to mandate access, at cost, to public property for private commercial use.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 22 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 26, 2021)