US Supreme Court rules public access television provider is not a state actor

June 18, 2019

The case, Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, was brought by two producers who alleged that a Manhattan public access television station violated their First Amendment rights. They claimed that the news station restricted their access after an unfavorable program they had aired and that, as a state actor delegated the responsibility of broadcasting public access television by New York City, the station could not violate their right to Free Speech.

Read more at: https://www.jurist.org/news/2019/06/us-supreme-court-rules-public-access-television-provider-is-not-a-state-actor/



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