Public Citizen Inc. v. Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board

Fifth Circuit Strikes Down Most Of Louisiana's Restrictions On Lawyer Advertising

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The Fifth Circuit struck down most of Louisiana's restrictions on lawyer advertising, handing attorneys a partial victory and setting up a potential U.S. Supreme Court battle over the use of monikers and mottos in advertisements.

The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a rule prohibiting speech that promises favorable legal results while striking down restrictions on references to past factual results.

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Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 5th Circuit, Louisiana | United States


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