5th Circ. Revives Free Speech Suit Over Name Of Atty's Blog

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 4:29 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday resurrected a challenge to a Texas law barring the use of the term “workers’ compensation” in connection with business services, finding that the statute may unconstitutionally deny free speech rights to the attorney operating the Texas Workers’ Compensation Law Blog.

Remanding the case for further proceedings, the appeals court overturned a district court dismissal of a suit filed by John Gibson of Gibson & Associates PC Law Firm after he received a cease and desist letter from the Texas Department of...
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