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Supreme Court to tackle big issues in new session
The Supreme Court threw out existing penalties the FCC had imposed on networks for nudity and profanity, but left the door open for further policing by the FCC.
The Supreme Court threw out existing penalties the FCC had imposed on networks for nudity and profanity, but left the door open for further policing by the FCC.
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t's back to work for the Supreme Court justices. The court goes back to session on Monday after summer recess. The justices will start their day by reexamining a lawsuit alleging complicity in acts of torture against Dutch oil company Shell in Nigeria. Big social issues are expected to be ruled on this year, including one about affirmative action at the University of Texas and possibly same-sex marriage.

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