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Abbas appeal will likely force DC Circuit to decide Erie issue *

USA - February 26 2014
Unless something unexpected happens, the Abbas v. Foreign Policy Group appeal will force the DC Circuit to expressly decide whether the DC anti-SLAPP…


Checking in on Michael Mann’s libel suit *

USA - January 30 2014
When we last wrote about Michael Mann's libel suit against National Review, Competitive Enterprise Institute, and two individual defendants, the DC…


Three takeaways from the DC Circuit’s Farah v. Esquire decision *

USA - December 10 2013
The DC Circuit's decision in Farah v. Esquire Magazine turned out to be a dud from an anti-SLAPP perspective. The court affirmed the district court's…


Another case tests whether denial of anti-SLAPP motion can be immediately appealed *

USA - November 14 2013
There is an interesting anti-SLAPP case that has now reached the DC Court of Appeals. Here is the background. Susan Burke is a DC lawyer, best known…


Another DC federal judge applies DC anti-SLAPP statute in federal court *

USA - October 23 2013
On September 27, the DC federal court applied the DC anti-SLAPP statute and dismissed the libel suit brought by Yasser Abbas, the son of Mahmoud…


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