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2nd Circuit Lets Loose on Attorney Ad Restrictions

New York attorneys, you can go on and get creative, according to the 2nd Circuit. Recently, the appellate court struck down some of the Rules Of Professional Responsibility regulations ( 22 NYCRR §1200), which limit certain tactics in attorney ads as violations of the First Amendment. Lawyers, now you can be as cool as Apple, as charming and quirky as E*Trade...well unless you worry Lindsay Lohan will sue you, but that's another post.