This Day at Law

UK ends food rationing

On July 3, 1954, the United Kingdom ended food rationing that had begun during World War II on January 8, 1940.Learn more about British food rationing from the BBC.

US Supreme Court said FCC could reprimand radio station for broadcasting comedian Carlin's "Filthy Words"

On July 3, 1978, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the Federal Communications Commission had a right to reprimand New York radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's Filthy Words sketch. Read FCC v. Pacifica Foundation.

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