Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission Metro Broadcasting
Significance, Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action In Broadcasting, Further Readings
Metro Broadcasting, Inc.
Federal Communications Commission
That federal programs designed to increase minority ownership of broadcast licenses violate the principle of equal protection.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Gregory H. Guillot
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Daniel M. Armstrong
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr. (writing for the Court), Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Anthony M. Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor, William H. Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia
Date of Decision
27 June 1990
The Supreme Court upheld Congress's power to enact legislation promoting affirmative action.
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