commercial speech

commercial speech
commercial speech n: speech (as advertising) that proposes a commercial transaction compare pure speech, symbolic speech
◇ Commercial speech is entitled to a lesser level of protection under the First Amendment than speech which is an expression of one's thoughts.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

commercial speech
n.
Speech that has a specific commercial purpose, such as advertising.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Commercial speech — is speech done on behalf of a company or individual for the intent of making a profit. It is economic in nature and usually has the intent of convincing the audience to partake in a particular action, often purchasing a specific product.… …   Wikipedia

  • commercial speech doctrine — Speech that was categorized as commercial in nature (i.e. speech that advertised a product or service for profit or for business purpose) was formerly not afforded First Amendment freedom of speech protection, and as such could be freely… …   Black's law dictionary

  • commercial speech doctrine — Speech that was categorized as commercial in nature (i.e. speech that advertised a product or service for profit or for business purpose) was formerly not afforded First Amendment freedom of speech protection, and as such could be freely… …   Black's law dictionary

  • speech — n: words or conduct used to communicate or express a thought: expression see also commercial speech, freedom of speech, free speech …   Law dictionary

  • Speech synthesis — Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous people using speech synthesis to communicate Speech synthesis is the artificial production of human speech. A computer system used for this purpose is called a speech synthesizer, and can be implemented… …   Wikipedia

  • speech — Freedom of speech is right guaranteed by First Amendment, U.S.Const. See also commercial speech doctrine freedom of speech liberty symbolic speech …   Black's law dictionary

  • Commercial graffiti — in Berlin Commercial graffiti (also known as aerosol advertising or graffiti for hire) is the commercial practice of graffiti artists being paid for their work. In New York City in particular, commercial graffiti is big business and since the… …   Wikipedia

  • Commercial Radio Hong Kong — Type Private Industry Radio broadcasting webcasting Founded 1959 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • Commercial bandwidth — is a term for the regular capacity of the telephone network required for intelligible speech. It was defined as 300 hertz to 3,400 hertz, although the modern PSTN is theoretically capable of transmitting from 0 Hz to 7,000 Hz using ISDN[1].… …   Wikipedia

  • Speech recognition — For the human linguistic concept, see Speech perception. The display of the Speech Recognition screensaver on a PC, in which the character responds to questions, e.g. Where are you? or statements, e.g. Hello. Speech recognition (also known as… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”