First Amendment topicsAbout the First Amendment
 
Pape v. The Florida Bar (2006)

 
IssueIs the First Amendment violated when a state disciplines attorneys who included the image of a pit bull dog and the phone number 1-800-PITBULL in their advertising?
Lower Court Florida Supreme Court
Lower Court Ruling First Amendment claim denied
Lawyers
For Petitioner
Professor Rodney Smolla

Opinion - Lower Court
The Florida Bar v. Pape (Fla., 2005)

News
AP, "Fla. justices won't let lawyer ads go to the dogs" (11-18-05)

AP, "Florida judge won't muzzle law firm's 'pit bull' ads" (10-08-04)

AP, "Justices won't let Fla. lawyers unleash 'pit-bull' ads" (03/28/06)

 SEARCH MORE
About this site
About the First Amendment
About the First Amendment Center
Video/RSS/podcasts
First Amendment programs
State of the First Amendment
reports

First Reports
Supreme Court
Experts
Columnists
First Amendment publications
First Amendment Center history
Glossary
Freedom Sings™
Events
First Amendment
Schools

Congressional Research Service reports
Guest editorials
FOI material
The First Amendment
Library

Lesson plans
freedomforum.org
Newseum
Contact us
Privacy statement
Related links