Fla. Supreme Court OKs Changes To Atty Advertising Rules

Law360, Miami (January 31, 2013, 7:01 PM EST) -- The Florida Supreme Court, in a split decision Thursday, approved major changes to state attorney advertising rules, proposed by the Florida Bar Association, with a focus “primarily on preventing the dissemination of misleading and unduly manipulative information.”

The rule changes, which take effect May 1, are the result of an extensive study by the bar that included reviews of rulings on free speech and advertising from the state court up to the U.S. Supreme Court and input from attorneys as well as the public through a...
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