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
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 24
Keywords: commercial speech, First Amendment, political speech
Date posted: December 1, 2011
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