In 'Slants' Case, Justices Skeptical of Ban on Disparaging Trademarks

, The National Law Journal


Several justices appeared sympathetic to the band during oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, which bodes well for the Washington Redskins' fight to restore its trademark.

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  • HattieNuff

    They‘d never heard of Hole or The Slits? (Admittedly the former Courtney Love‘s not so great band and the latter a Brit band.) Or Butt Hole Surfers or The Dicks, to name but a few?

  • J.P. Zenger

    The neurotic era of politically correct speech ends at noon Friday, Jan. 20. The Slants will get their trademark protection, as will the Redskins and others. And those too easily offended on Orwellian campuses, anachronistic reservations and elsewhere will now have to get a life.

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