[JURIST] The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) [official website] on Thursday asked [cert. petition, PDF] the US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] to reinstate an indecency policy [text] that places restrictions on profanity and nudity during television broadcasting. In July, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] ruled that the policy was unconstitutional [JURIST report]. The court held that the policy was a violation of the First Amendment [text] right to freedom of speech…

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