College Newspaper Alcohol Ad Ban Deemed Unconstitutional

, The National Law Journal


A federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that a Virginia state ban on alcohol advertisements in college newspapers violated the First Amendment.

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  • bob

    why all this

  • Avon

    I'd love to know how come the court thinks a majority of the college newspaper's readers are over 21.
    I know that most people reach 21, and many reach 22, before graduation day even if they've never taken a year off. And I realize there may be some grad students.

    But in my family, the college student is well into her senior year now, and is still 20. Why the court (or the article) just assumes that few students are under 21 merits at least a mention.

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