Legal Information, the Consumer Law Market, and the First Amendment
26 Pages Posted: 14 May 2014 Last revised: 29 Oct 2014
Date Written: May 12, 2014
Is legal information speech within the meaning of the First Amendment? If so, to what extent may government constitutionally regulate the creation and dissemination of legal information, particularly by lawyers? Professor Renee Knake suggests that the answers to these questions hold significant implications for lawyer regulation, the consumer law market, access to justice and First Amendment jurisprudence.
Keywords: First Amendment, legal profession, legal ethics, consumer law market, constitutional law, legal information
JEL Classification: K00, K40
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