Learning Objectives

12-1: Define commercial speech and the First Amendment protection it receives.

12-2: Discuss the ways in which commercial speech protection is tested.

12-3: Discuss the federal agencies that regulate commercial speech.

12-4: Describe speech protection for advertising that promotes businesses and professionals.

12-5: Discuss speech protection for disfavored products.

12-6: Describe the key issues related to advertising on government property.

12-7: Explain how the government constrains false or misleading commercial speech.