Time Warner Fights Pause In Enforcement Of Franchise Ruling

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT) -- Time Warner and the Texas Cable Association on Monday challenged a Texas federal court’s decision to delay implementing a Fifth Circuit ruling that parts of a state cable-franchising statute are unconstitutional until the U.S. Supreme Court can consider an appeal.

In a brief filed in the Fifth Circuit, Time Warner and TCA argued that district courts do not have the authority to delay implementing the directives of a federal appeals court, saying the district court must "expeditiously" implement the Fifth Circuit’s January ruling that the 2005...
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