The Landmark Free-Speech Case that Wasn't: The Nike V. Kasky Story

83 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2007  

David Skover

Seattle University School of Law

Ronald K. L. Collins

University of Washington - School of Law

Abstract

Written as the Foreword to a Symposium entitled Nike v. Kasky and the Modern Commercial Speech Doctrine, this piece tells the background stories that brought the Nike v. Kasky players to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court and beyond. Subsequently, it explores the principles and perspectives at tension in the Nike controversy, and charts the lessons of the Nike story - legal, political, and cultural.

Keywords: Nike, commercial speech, First Amendment

Suggested Citation

Skover, David and Collins, Ronald K. L., The Landmark Free-Speech Case that Wasn't: The Nike V. Kasky Story. Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 4, p. 965, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=964696

David Skover (Contact Author)

Seattle University School of Law ( email )

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Ronald K. L. Collins

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

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Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98105-3020
United States

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