Valentine v. Chrestensen

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Valentine v. Chrestensen
by the Supreme Court of the United States

Valentine v. Chrestensen, 316 U.S. 52 (1942), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that commercial speech is not protected under the First Amendment. Excerpted from Valentine v. Chrestensen on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

316 U.S. 52

Valentine  v.  Chrestensen

 Argued: March 31, 1942. --- Decided: April 13, 1942

Mr. William C. Chanler, of New York City (Messrs. Leo Brown and William B. Trafford, both of New York City, on the brief), for petitioner.

Mr. Walter W. Land, of New York City, for respondent.

Mr. Justice ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).