Government Advertising Placement and the First Amendment: Freedom of the Press Should Outweigh the Rights of the Government As Contractor

Bernabe-Riefkohl, Alberto
March 2000
Communications & the Law;Mar2000, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Outlines issues raised by the claims regarding constitutional doctrines of subsequent punishment of the press for protected expression in lieu of Puerto Rican Governor Pedro Rosello's decision to withdraw advertising of several government agencies. Claims in the complaint of El Dia Inc.; Proof of termination of the contract in `mixed motive' cases; Mixed motives analysis applied to the decision to withdraw advertising; Conclusions.


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