Case Conclusion Date:August 2, 2009
Outcome:Louisiana Ad Rule 7.6 Unconstitutional
Description:Louisiana promulgated new lawyer advertising regulations, and set them to take effect on October 1, 2009. Scott Wolfe Jr. and Wolfe Law Group, L.L.C. challenged the rules as they relate to Internet advertisements, and specifically challenged Rule 7.6(d) as being over broad and inapplicable to the realties of Internet communication. The United States Eastern District Court granted the plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment holding that Rule 7.6(d) was an unconstitutional limitation on attorney speech on the Internet.