High Court Hears Nike 'Commercial Speech' Arguments The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a major First Amendment case testing whether false statements made in a public-relations campaign are commercial speech that can be punished as false advertising. At issue: a lawsuit against Nike, the world's largest manufacturer of athletic apparel. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.
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High Court Hears Nike 'Commercial Speech' Arguments

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High Court Hears Nike 'Commercial Speech' Arguments

High Court Hears Nike 'Commercial Speech' Arguments

High Court Hears Nike 'Commercial Speech' Arguments

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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a major First Amendment case testing whether false statements made in a public-relations campaign are commercial speech that can be punished as false advertising. At issue: a lawsuit against Nike, the world's largest manufacturer of athletic apparel. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.