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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
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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)

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