US Supreme Court ruling in NextWave

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in FCC v. NextWave [PDF opinion], affirming a DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the Federal Communications Commission had improperly confiscated 200 wireless licenses from NextWave after it had filed for bankruptcy. Opinion by Scalia, concurrence by Stevens, dissent by Breyer. Get reaction from NextWave[PDF]. Case background available from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University.

 

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