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FCC Jurisdiction:
AT&T Corp. v. Iowa Utilities Board, et al.

Appealed From: U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
Subjects: Federal Communications Commission Jurisdiction; Communications Act; Local Competition

At Issue: Whether implementing various regulations of the Communications Act falls under the jurisdiction of the FCC or state utility commissions.

Read the full text of the court's decision in AT&T Corp., et al. v. Iowa Utilities Board, et al. at the FindLaw Internet Legal Resources Web site.

The full text of the 1997 lower court case, Iowa Utilities Board, et al. v. AT&T, is also available at FindLaw.


Background from the Post
Supreme Court Accepts Phone Rivalry Case (Jan. 27, 1998)

Sources: The Washington Post, Supreme Court, The United States Law Week (a Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. publication)



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