Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression to Host Conference on the Commercial Speech Doctrine
Monday, June 13, 2016 8:45 AM to 2:30 PM
On June 13, Floyd Abrams and other First Amendment experts will discuss the commercial speech doctrine, the varying definitions of commercial speech, the historical basis for the commercial speech doctrine, and the likely impact of the Supreme Court’s decisions in Sorrell v. IMS Health, Inc. and Reed v. Town of Gilbert at a special conference hosted by the Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression. In the opening session, Professor Ron Collins, the Harold S. Shefelman Scholar at the University of Washington School of Law will interview Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a session entitled “’Who’s Afraid of Commercial Speech’—26 Years Later”. Other sessions will focus on the commercial speech doctrine’s impact on the content creation community, lawyer speech, food and drug and other areas of corporate speech.
For details on this conference, click here.
Location:1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020