High Court Won't Weigh In On Copyright Board Appointments

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 1:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to weigh in on an appeals court ruling last summer that changed the Copyright Royalty Board's statutory structure to fix aspects it found to be unconstitutional.

The high court denied certiorari to Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Inc., which had argued that the D.C. Circuit overstepped its authority when it reworked a statute to address constitutional issues it had identified with the CRB's structure. IBS had argued that Congress, not a court, should have made the statutory changes.

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