The Mobius Strip of the First Amendment: Perspectives on Red Lion

39 Pages Posted: 4 Jan 2012

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William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: January 4, 2012

Abstract

This paper seeks to examine the distinction between Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Tornillo and Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. FCC. This article questions how the view of a broadcast license as property changes the issues and the constitutionality of fairness standards.

Keywords: First Amendment, media-specific

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., The Mobius Strip of the First Amendment: Perspectives on Red Lion (January 4, 2012). South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, 1978, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-196, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1979481

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