Ending months of anticipation, New Jersey's highest court has struck down as unconstitutional a prohibition on attorneys advertising their selections in Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and other comparative ratings guides. The unanimous court agreed with a special master who found last June that "state bans on truthful, fact-based claims in lawful advertising could be ruled unconstitutional when the state fails to establish that the regulated claims are actually or inherently misleading."
Court Strikes Down Ban on Advertising Super Lawyer or Best Lawyer Status
New Jersey Law Journal
December 19, 2008