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Commercial Speech Doctrine

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(1976), the Court had decided its first landmark commercial speech case. Justice Blackmun, who also wrote the opinion of the Court in the earlier case, had declared unconstitutional a statute barring advertising of prescription drug prices. The commercial speech doctrine provides that advertisements which convey valuable information to consumers merit some First Amendment protection. Such protection does not extend, however, to advertising that is false or misleading; unlike ordinary speech, commercial speech is subject to content regulation. Bates extended the ruling in Virginia State Board of Pharmacy to attorney advertising. ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Fortune Tellers Protected by the First Amendment
that a county ordinance banning fortune-telling for money is unconstitutional, under the First Amendment’s protection of free speech. The case involved the owner of several fortune-telling businesses who intended to open a new business in Montgomery County , Maryland . He ran afoul of a county ordinance that had been on the books since 1951 We’ve recently seen other cases like this in the news, where a business which essentially sells expressive conduct and content is categorically banned. Most notably, a local ordinance that bans tattoo parlors has recently come under constitutional attack. Cases like this are ... market research, surveys and trends
Capitalism Magazine - Lobbying, Free Speech and The First Amendment
Those who seek to shackle lobbyists and regulate political campaigners attack a fundamental freedom: the right to persuade others of the merits of one's views. Charles Krauthammer makes a trenchant argument in defense of a perennial whipping boy: Everyone knows the First Amendment protects freedom of religion, speech, press and assembly. How many remember that, in addition, the First Amendment protects a fifth freedom -- to lobby? Of course it doesn't use the word lobby. It calls it the right "to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." Lobbyists are people hired to do that for you, so that you ... market research, surveys and trends

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THE COMMERCIAL SPEECH DOCTRINE AND - RESISTING DEEP CAPTURE: THE ...
A. Dispositionism and the Modern Commercial Speech Doctrine ...... percent of the adult population in the United States—sixty million people—is obese. Id. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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A. Dispositionism and the Modern Commercial Speech Doctrine ...... percent of U.S. children ages 6 to 19—around 9 million children— suffer from obesity. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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JORNALEROS v. CITY OF REDONDO BEACH
Philip Hwang and Robert Rubin, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, San Francisco, California, and Cynthia A. Valenzuela, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Los Angeles, California, counsel for the appellee. Julie Fleming, Manning & Marder, Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez LLP, Los Angeles, California, and Michael Webb, Office of the City Attorney, Redondo Beach, California, counsel for the appellant. Before: Kim McLane Wardlaw and Sandra S. Ikuta, Circuit Judges, and Ralph R. Beistline, [ 1 ] District Judge. Opinion by Judge Ikuta, Dissent by Judge Wardlaw. IKUTA, Circuit Judge. This appeal raises a First Amendment ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
HARRELL v. BAR
Plaintiff William H. Harrell, Jr., joined by his law firm Harrell & Harrell and the nonprofit organization Public Citizen, appeals from the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant The Florida Bar ("the Bar"). Harrell, who advertises the services of his firm extensively, claims in a broad facial challenge that nine advertising-related provisions of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar ("the rules") are so vague as to violate his due process rights. He also claims in an as-applied challenge that the same rules violate his First Amendment rights by prohibiting him from advertising ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Is the "Fairness Doctrine" speech/ thought control? - Yahoo! Answers
Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats support the "Fairness Doctrine" which would require equal time for opposing views. Who would be in charge of determing what is fair? Should we have "Speech Police" to enforce this? Maybe the Y/A staff could be in charge of it. 2 years ago LEO M: It's the marketplace, not an election. 2 years ago Maybe people would've actually listened to AirAmerica if there was a conservative view point given. The only thing the "Fairness Doctrine" would accomplish would be creating lib/con argument programs. It would be like Rush Limbaugh vs Randy Rhodes on every station. Furthermore, the ...
Ham Radio: shortwave radio/ FCC/ Fairness Doctrine, red lion pa ...
Will the Fairness Doctrine have any control over shortwave radio or ham radio? Does the FCC have any control over either of these? If the Fairness Doctrine or anything resembling it is instated how will people be able to hear the truth about what is happening in our country? ANSWER: The Fairness Doctrine was used, soon after its adoption way back in the 1960s, to strip a radio station of its license. The station was WXUR in Media, Pa., and the case involved radio programs by one Dr. Carl McIntire of Collingswood, N.J., a right-wing preacher. WXUR argued that it was quite willing to sell time to anyone who paid the same rates as ...