Nike, Kasky Reach Settlement

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NEW YORK The parties to Kasky v. Nike said on Friday that they have agreed to settle the case.

Mark Kasky’s lawsuit against the sneaker manufacturer reached the U.S. Supreme Court, where questions of what constitutes free versus commercial speech were reviewed. On June 26 the high court sent the case back to the California courts, where it was likely to have lingered for some time.

In question were statements Nike made in 1997 about conditions in its factories in Asia and a Nike print ad that said the sneaker company was doing a good job with overseas labor.



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