Questioning from a panel of federal appeals judges on Jan. 22 swamped New York state's primary argument for reinstating a series of restrictions on lawyer advertising that were enjoined in July. Within minutes of the start of the hourlong argument in the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, all three members of the panel had swept past the state's main argument that the restrictions are outside the reach of free speech protection. Instead, they zeroed in on the issue of whether the restrictions were narrowly tailored to their intended purpose.
Second Circuit Skeptical over Restoration of Rules Curbing Content of Ads
New York Law Journal
January 23, 2009
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