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Arkansas Educational Television Commission v. Forbes, 523 U.S. 666 (1998)
Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, 521 U.S. 844 (1997)
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. v. FCC, 512 U.S. 622 (1994)
Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Tornillo, 418 U.S. 241 (1974)

Timeline: broadcast decency

Timeline: TV, regulation and broadcast violence

Davidson, Chad, “Government Must Demonstrate That There Is Not a Less Restrictive Alternative Before a Content-Based Restriction of Protected Speech Can Survive Strict Scrutiny,” 70 Miss. L.J. 457 (2000)

Emord, Jonathan W., Freedom, Technology and the First Amendment. San Francisco: Pacific Research Institute, 1991

Levi, Lili, The FCC's Regulation of Indecency, a First Report from the First Amendment Center

Powe, Lucas A., American Broadcasting and the First Amendment. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987

Robinson, Glen O., “The Electronic First Amendment: An Essay for the New Age,” 47 Duke L.J. 899 (1998)

Shapiro, Stephen J., “How Internet Non-Regulation Undermines the Rationales Used to Support Broadcast Regulation,” 8 Media L. & Policy 1 (1999)

Kyu Ho Youm, “Editorial Rights of Public Broadcasting Stations vs. Access for Minor Political Candidates to Television Debates,” 52 Fed. Comm. L.J. 687 (2000)

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