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Halleck v. Manhattan Community Access Corporation;  2nd Circuit Feb 2018

Halleck v. Manhattan Community Access Corporation; 2nd Circuit Feb 2018

FOR READING ONLY:  The WESTLAW reprint of the holdings of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit New York City in the case of Dee Dee Halleck and Jesus Papoleto Melendez, community producers, in which Manhattan Community Access Corporation, d/b/a Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) suspended the plaintiffs from using MNN’s facilities for what MNN interpreted […]

MNN v. Halleck, Papoleto Melendez: ACM Amicus Brief

MNN v. Halleck, Papoleto Melendez: ACM Amicus Brief

This is the Amici Curiae Brief filed by the Alliance for Community Media (ACM), the Alliance for Communications Democracy (ACD) and the National Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors (NCTA) in Case No. 17-1702 of the United States Supreme Court, Manhattan Community Access Corporation (d/b/a Manhattan Neighborhood Network, MNN) v. DeeDee Halleck and Jesus Papoleto […]

NY Law Journal: Public Forum Doctrine Extends to Public Access

NY Law Journal: Public Forum Doctrine Extends to Public Access

FOR READING ONLY:  This is the March 27, 2018 New York Law Journal’s analysis of the Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals February 9, 2018 holding for the plaintiff, Dee Dee Halleck, community producer, that she was wrongly suspended from using Manhattan Neighborhood Network’s (MNN) facilities.  The Court found that MNN was a […]

US Supreme Court Decision in MNN v Halleck

US Supreme Court Decision in MNN v Halleck

This is the opinion of the US Supreme Court in which the majority opinion, written by Justice Brett Kavanaugh, with dissenting opinion by Justice Sotomayor, joined by Justices Ginsburg, Breyer and Kagan, ruled against public access producer Halleck, stating that “being regulated by the State does not make one a state actor.”  The question was […]

6th Circuit Decision against ACM et al

6th Circuit Decision against ACM et al

District Court Eastern Michigan, Dearborn v Comcast

District Court Eastern Michigan, Dearborn v Comcast