After the United States Supreme Court's decision in Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, Maryland was forced to redraft its regulations on attorney advertising. Instead of adopting a strict, constitutionally acceptable standard promoting the informative purpose of advertising, the Court of Appeals of Maryland embraced a more lenient, less protective standard This comment traces the origin and development of regulations governing attorney advertising and advocates the adoption of a more stringent standard.
Lisman, Carol Kaufmann
"Comments: Attorney Advertising in Maryland: A Need for Stricter Control,"
University of Baltimore Law Review: Vol. 13
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/ublr/vol13/iss1/6