High Court Asked To Decide If Atty Blog Is Commercial Speech

Law360, Los Angeles (May 31, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A Hunter & Lipton LC partner has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether the Virginia State Bar incorrectly labeled his blog, which he argues contains political speech, as commercial speech that requires disclaimers and qualifies as potentially misleading advertising.

Horace Frazier Hunter, a Richmond, Va., lawyer whose law firm website states that his primary practice areas are criminal defense, commercial litigation and personal injury law, argued in his May 21 petition for writ of certiorari that the nation's top court hadn't clearly...
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