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Advertising horizon

Supreme Court
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. v. Public Serv. Comm'n of N.Y., 447 U.S. 557 (1980)
Zauderer v. Office of Disciplinary Counsel of the Supreme Court of Ohio, 471 U.S. 626 (1985)

Other
Borgner v. Florida Board of Dentistry, 02-165
Borgner v. Brooks, 284 F.3d 1204 (11th Cir. 2002) cert. denied
Mason v. Florida Bar, 208 F.3d 952 (11th Cir. 2000)
Walker v. Board of Professional Responsibility of Supreme Court of Tennessee, 38 S.W.3d 540 (Tenn. 2001)
Kleese v. Penn State Bd. Of Funeral Dir., 738 A.2d 523 (Penn. 1999)
Pearson v. Shalala, 164 F.3d 650 (D.C. Cir. 1999)

   
 

Commercial speech overview

Supreme Court
Thompson v. Western States Medical Center, 535 U.S. 357 (2002)
Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Reilly/Altadis U.S.A. Inc. v. Reilly, 533 U.S. 525 (2001)
Greater New Orleans Broadcasting Association v. United States, 527 U.S. 173 (1999)
44 Liquormart v. Rhode Island, 517 U.S. 484 (1996)
Florida Bar v. Went for It, Inc., 515 U.S. 618 (1995)
Rubin v. Coors Brewing Co., 514 U.S. 476 (1995)
Ibanez v. Florida Dept. of Business & Professional Regulation Board, 512 U.S. 136 (1994)
United States v. Edge Broadcasting Co., 509 U.S. 418 (1993)
Edenfield v. Fane, 507 U.S. 761 (1993)
City of Cincinnati v. Discovery Network, 507 U.S. 410 (1993)
Peel v. Attorney Disciplinary Commission of Illinois, 496 U.S. 91 (1990)
Board of Trustees, State Univ. of New York v. Fox, 492 U.S. 469 (1989)
Frank v. Minnesota Newspaper Association, Inc., 490 U.S. 225 (1989)
Shapero v. Kentucky Bar Association, 486 U.S. 466 (1988)
Posadas de Puerto Rico Associates v. Tourism Co. of Puerto Rico, 478 U.S. 328 (1986)
Zauderer v. Office of Disciplinary Counsel, 471 U.S. 626 (1985)
City Council v. Taxpayers for Vincent, 466 U.S. 789 (1984)
Bolger v. Youngs Drug Products Corp., 463 U.S. 60 (1983)
In re R.M.J., 455 U.S. 191 (1982)
Metromedia, Inc. v. City of San Diego, 453 U.S. 490 (1981)
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. v. Public Service Comm’n., 447 U.S. 557 (1980)
Friedman v. Rogers, 440 U.S. 1 (1979)
First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti, 435 U.S. 765 (1978)
In re Primus, 436 U.S. 412 (1978)
Ohralik v. Ohio State Bar Association, 436 U.S. 447 (1978)
Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, 433 U.S. 350 (1977)
Carey v. Population Services International, 431 U.S. 678 (1977)
Linmark Associates, Inc. v. Township of Willingboro, 431 U.S. 85 (1977)
Virginia Pharmacy Bd. v. Virginia Consumer Council, 425 U.S. 748 (1976)
Bigelow v. Virginia, 421 U.S. 809 (1975)
Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations, 413 U.S. 376 (1973)
Miller v. California, 413 U.S. 15 (1973)
United States v. O’Brien, 391 U.S. 367 (1968)
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964)
Valentine v. Chrestensen, 316 U.S. 52 (1942)
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, 315 U.S. 568 (1942)

Other
Kasky v. Nike, Inc., 27 Cal. 4th 939, 45 P.3d 243 (2002)
Procter & Gamble Co. v. Amway Corp., 242 F.3d 539 (5th Cir.), cert. denied, 122 S. Ct. 329 (2001)
World Wrestling Entertainment Federation, Inc. v. Bozell, 142 F. Supp. 2d 514, 519 (S.D.N.Y. 2001)

Resources

Hudson, David L. Jr., “Justice Clarence Thomas: The Emergence of a Commercial-Speech Protector,” 35 Creighton L. Rev. 485 (2002)
Kozinski, Alex and Banner, Stuart, “Response: The Anti-History and Pre-History of Commercial Speech,” 71 Tex. L. Rev. 747, 757 (1993)
Sack, Robert and DeVore, Cameron, Advertising and Commercial Speech § 3.12 (2002 supp., Johnson and Brody, eds.)
Wood, Gordon S., The Radicalism of the American Revolution (1992)

   
 

Tobacco ads

Food and Drug Administration v. Brown & Williamson, 529 U.S. 120 (2000)
Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Reilly, 533 U.S. 525 (2001)

Hudson, David L. Jr., “Justice Clarence Thomas: The Emergence of a Commercial-Speech Protector,” 35 Creighton L. Rev. 485 (2002)
Hudson, David L. Jr., “Justice Thomas Emerges as Court’s Champion of Commercial Speech,” Commercial Speech Digest, Fall 1997
Luka, Lori Ann, “The Tobacco Industry and the First Amendment: An Analysis of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement,” 14 J.L. & Health 297 (2000)
Wilson, Joy Johnson, Summary of the Attorneys General Master Tobacco Settlement Agreement (March 1999)

   
 

Gambling ads

Greater New Orleans Broadcasting Association, Inc. v. United States, 527 U.S. 173 (1999)
44 Liquormart, Inc. v. Rhode Island, Inc., 517 U.S. 484 (1996)
U.S. v. Edge Broadcasting, 509 U.S. 418 (1993)
Posadas de Puerto Rico Associates v. Tourism Co. of Puerto Rico, 478 U.S. 328 (1986)

Kurland, Phillip, Posadas de Puerto Rico v. Tourism Company: 'Twas Strange, 'Twas Passing Strange; 'Twas Pitiful, 'Twas Wondrous Pitiful, 1986 S.Ct. Rev. 1

   
 

Billboards

Devore , P. Cameron, and Sack, Robert D., Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide (New York: Practicing Law Institute, 1999) at Sect. 11.2, pg. 11-4
Parsons, Katherine Dunn, “Billboard Regulation After Metromedia and Lucas,” 31 Hous. L. Rev. 1555, 1605 (1995)

Highway Beautification Act 23 U.S.C. Sect. 131
Scenic America
Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA)

   
 

Compelled advertising

Supreme Court
U.S. v. United Foods, 533 U.S. 405 (2001)
Glickman v. Wileman Bros. & Elliott, Inc., 521 U.S. 457 (1997)
Keller v. State Bar of California, 496 U.S. 1 (1990)
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. v. Public Serv. Comm'n, 447 U.S. 557 (1980)
Wooley v. Maynard, 430 U.S. 705 (1977)
Abood v. Detroit Bd. of Educ., 431 U.S. 209 (1977)
West Virginia Bd. of Educ. v. Barnette, 319 U.S. 624 (1943)

Other
Gallo Cattle v. California Milk, 185 F.3d 969 (9th Cir. 1999)
Cal-Almond, Inc. v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 192 F.3d 1272 (9th Cir. 1999)
United Foods, Inc. v. United States, 197 F.3d 221 (6th Cir. 1999)

Schoen, Edward J.; Hogan, Margaret M.; and Falchek, Joseph S.: “United Foods and Wileman Bros: Protection Against Compelled Commercial Speech — Now You See It, Now You Don’t,” 39 Am. Bus. L.J. 467, 508 (2002)

   
 

News racks

Supreme Court
City of Lakewood v. Plain Dealer Publishing Co., 486 U.S. 750 (1988)
City of Cincinnati v. Discovery Network, Inc., 507 U.S. 410 (1993)

Other
Atlanta Journal and Constitution v. City of Atlanta Dept. of Aviation, 322 F.3d 1298 (11th Cir. 2003)
Globe Newspaper Company v. Beacon Hill Architectural Commission, 100 F.3d 175 (1st Cir. 1996)
Gold Coast Publications, Inc. v. Corrigan, 42 F.3d 1336 (11th Cir. 1991)

Hudson, David L. Jr., “Single Newsracks Under Attack in Frisco, Chicago as Cities Push for Multi-Rack Units,” Commercial Speech Digest (Summer 1998)

   
 

Attorney ads

Florida Bar v. Went For It, Inc., 515 U.S. 618 (1995)
Peel v. Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Committee of Illinois, 496 U.S. 91 (1990)
Shapero v. Kentucky Bar Ass’n, 486 U.S. 466 (1988)
Zauderer v. Office of Disciplinary Counsel, 471 U.S. 626 (1985)
In re R.M.J., 455 U.S. 191 (1982)
Ohralik v. Ohio State Bar Assn., 436 U.S. 447 (1978)
Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, 433 U.S. 350 (1977)
Virginia State Bd. of Pharmacy v. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Inc., 425 U.S. 748 (1976)
Bigelow v.Virginia, 421 U.S. 809 (1975)
Valentine v. Chrestensen, 316 U.S. 52 (1942)

Hudson, David L. Jr., “Solicitation Letters: Offensive or Informative?: Debate Pits Privacy and Reputational Concerns Against First Amendment Rights,” 27 Vanderbilt Lawyer No. 1 (1997), p. 23
Kennedy, Jack W. Jr., “The Widespread Embrace of the Waiting Period Upheld in Florida Bar v. Went For It, Inc.: Toward a Nationwide Thirty-Day Wait for Justice, 75 Tul. L. Rev. 777 (2001)
Phillips, John, “Six Years after Florida Bar v. Went For It, Inc.: The Continual Erosion of First Amendment Rights,” 14 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 197 (2000)
Smolla, Rodney, “The Puffery of Lawyers,” 36 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1, 10 (2002)

   
 

FDA labeling

Supreme Court
Thompson v. Western States Medical Center, 535 U.S. 357 (2002)
Central Hudson Gas & Elec. Corp. v. Public Serv. Comm’n of N.Y., 447 U.S. 557 (1980)

Other
Washington Legal Foundation v. Henney, 202 F.3d 331, 337 at n. 7 (D.C. Cir. 2000)
Pearson v. Shalala, 164 F.3d 650 (D.C. Cir. 1999)
Washington Legal Foundation v. Friedman, 13 F.Supp. 2d 51 (D.D.C. 1998)

Ward, Shane M., "WLF and the Two-Click Rule: The First Amendment Inequity of the Food and Drug Administration’s Regulation of Off-Label Drug Use Information on the Internet," 56 Food Drug L.J. 41, 41 (2001)

   
 

Telemarketing

Supreme Court

Illinois ex rel. Madigan v. Telemarketing Associates, Inc., 198 Ill. 2d 345, 353, 763 N.E.2d 289, 294 (2001)

Riley v. National Federation of the Blind of North Carolina, Inc., 487 U.S. 781 (1988)

Secretary of State v. Joseph H. Munson, Co., 467 U.S. 947 (1984)

Central Hudson Gas & Elec. Corp. v. Public Serv. Comm., 447 U.S. 557 (1980)

Village of Schaumburg v. Citizens for a Better Environment, 444 U.S. 620 (1980)



Other

Fraternal Order of the Police v. Stenehjem, 431 F.3d 591 (8th Cir. 2005)

Mainstream Marketing Services Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission, 358 F.3d 1228 (10th Cir. 2004)

National Coalition of Prayer Inc. v. Carter, 455 F.3d 783 (7th Cir. 2006)

National Federation of the Blind v. Federal Trade Commission, 420 F.3d 331 (4th Cir. 2005)

Martin v. Carter, Vanderburgh Circuit Court, No. 82C01-0201-PL-38 (7/5/02)



Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act, 15 U.S.C. Sections 6101-6108

Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. Section 227

 
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