Benjamin testifies on FCC reform before House Commerce subcommittee

July 10, 2013Duke Law News

Stuart Benjamin, the Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law, addressed proposals to reform Federal Communications Commission procedures during his testimony on Capitol Hill on July 11.

Benjamin, an expert in telecommunications law, administrative law, and the First Amendment, testified before the House Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology as it considers legislative reforms of FCC processes.  The hearing was chaired by Rep. Greg Walden.

From 2009 to 2011, Benjamin served as the inaugural Distinguished Scholar at the FCC.  He is the co-author of Telecommunications Law and Policy (Carolina Academic Press, 3d ed. 2012), a leading casebook, as well as numerous scholarly articles.

Read or download Benjamin’s written testimony

View a webcast of the hearing.

To request an interview with Benjamin, contact Frances Presma at (919) 613-7248.

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