PARODY PROTECTED

June 18, 2014

  • 92 Constitutional Law
  • 92XVIII Freedom of Speech, Expression, and Press
  • 92XVIII(N) Entertainment
  • 92k1901 k. Athletics.

92 Constitutional LawParody trading cards that contained caricatures of baseball players and commentary on players and enterprise in which they worked were entitled to First Amendment protection, even though cards provided humorous rather than serious commentary.

Cardtoons, L.C. v. Major League Baseball Players Ass’n, 95 F.3d 959 (10th Cir. 1996)