constitution

Commercial Speech and Constitutional Protectionof Freedom of Speech

In recent years, the U.S. Supreme Court’s treatment of commercial
speech has undergone transformations, from total non-protection under
the First Amendment to less protection or even to qualified protection.
However, why is commercial speech entitled to only less protection? The
transformations indicate that commercial speech may not be less valuable
than political speech according to truth or individual rationale but not
democratic rationale. Even though the Court has not been unanimous on

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