Tuesday, June 12, 6:00 – 8:15 p.m.
The FCC in the Courts: A Review of the Past
Year (And a Look Ahead)
The FCBA Judicial Committee will hold a CLE on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 6:00 – 8:15 p.m. on The FCC in the
Courts: A Review of the Past Year (And a Look Ahead). It will be held at Bingham McCutchen LLP,
2020 K Street, NW.
The Chief and Deputy Chief of the Litigation Division of the
FCC’s Office of General Counsel will review the significant judicial decisions
involving the FCC over the past year, and provide a look at the major cases in
the pipeline for the upcoming year.
6:00 – 6:05 p.m. Welcome
Maltas, Latham & Watkins LLP
6:05 – 7:05
p.m. The FCC in the
Courts: How the Agency Fared
Over the Last Year
The Deputy Chief of the Litigation
Division of the FCC's Office of General Counsel reviews decisions involving the
FCC in the lower courts during the past year, including the Third Circuit’s Prometheus media ownership decision and
the Tenth Circuit’s Sorenson decision
on VRS rates.
Richard Welch, Deputy
Associate General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
7:05 – 7:15
7:15 – 8:15 p.m.
A Look Ahead: FCC Litigation on
The Chief of the FCC’s Litigation
Division looks to the year ahead and reviews the FCC cases that the courts of
appeals are likely to grapple with over the next year. Highlights include litigation over the Open
Internet, intercarrier compensation/ universal service reform, data roaming,
and enhanced disclosure of broadcaster political files.
Jacob Lewis, Associate
General Counsel, Federal Communications