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Remembering Melville Nimmer: Some Cautionary Notes on Commercial Speech


William W. Van Alstyne


Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

December 1, 2011

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 5, 1996
William & Mary Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-175

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This examination concerns itself with two main questions: what qualifies as commercial speech and how much protection does commercial speech enjoy under the First Amendment when compared to other forms of speech. The trend of the Court indicates that commercial speech enjoys protections similar to political speech.

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Keywords: commercial speech, First Amendment, political speech

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Date posted: December 1, 2011  

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Van Alstyne, William W., Remembering Melville Nimmer: Some Cautionary Notes on Commercial Speech (December 1, 2011). UCLA Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 5, 1996; William & Mary Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-175. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1967035

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