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First Amendment Limits Government’s Power to Compel Commercial Speech
Topic: Commercial Speech
By Jonathan F. Cohn, a Partner with Sidley & Austin LLP in Washington, DC, and Paul J. Ray, an Associate with the firm.
Legal Opinion Letter, March 10, 2017, 2 pages
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Publication Summary:

Rigorous First Amendment standards developed by the US Supreme Court prevent government regulators from forcing commercial enterprises to communicate information or messages detrimental to their products or services.
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