Gentile v. State Bar of Nevada

Michael Tigar’s Notes:

Gentile v. State Bar of Nevada, 501 U.S. 1030 (1991).  Five Justices held that the Model Rule was void for vagueness. A different five said that clear and present danger was not the standard. The briefs are 5GentileOpeningBrief.pdf and 5GentileReplyBrief.pdf. The ABA and the SG filed amicus supporting the Nevada Bar. Media interests supported Gentile.

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