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HEYDON v. MEDIAONE OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN, INC., 01-1303

The Cable Communications Policy Act did not provide a private cause of action to plaintiffs, in an action challenging defendant's ability to enter plaintiff's farmland to access utility poles without their consent, thus no federal question jurisdiction exists.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/30/2003
  • Published 04/30/2003

Judges

  • Before COLE, GILMAN, and BRIGHT, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Mary M. Otto (argued and briefed), Law Offices of Mary M. Otto, Harper Woods (argued and briefed), Michigan, for Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Dale R. Burmeister,Harvey Kruse (argued and briefed), William David Adams (briefed), Troy, Michigan, for Appellee.