Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in United States v. Sanchez-Gomez. Howard Wasserman has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Tribune Company v. Federal Communications Commission

Petition for certiorari denied on June 29, 2012

Linked with:

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-696 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether the scarcity doctrine of Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. FCC , should be overruled, thereby invalidating the Federal Communications Commission’s media ownership rules; and (2) whether the FCC’s continued restriction on the cross-ownership of newspapers and broadcast stations in the same market violates the First and Fifth Amendments because it singles out newspapers among all forms of mass communication for unequal treatment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

Briefs and Documents

Certiorari-stage documents

Term Snapshot