S.C.B.D. No. 3038.

648 P.2d 355 (1982)

STATE of Oklahoma, ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION, Complainant, v. Peter K. SCHAFFER, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Oklahoma.

July 14, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Doyle W. Argo, Gen. Counsel, Oklahoma Bar Ass'n, Oklahoma City, for complainant.

Stephen Jones, James Craig Dodd, Enid, for respondent.

Lawrence K. Hellman, Oklahoma City, amicus curiae.

OPALA, Justice:

In this proceeding against a lawyer for imposition of professional discipline, the issues are: [1] Did the respondent's alleged misconduct in placing print media advertisements constitute an exercise of commercial speech protected by the First Amendment? and if so [2] Are his acts impervious to governmentally-imposed restrictions? We answer both questions in the affirmative.

An employee of respondent...

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