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Evidence that defending a libel suit = big dollars *

USA - August 29 2014
When it enacted the DC anti-SLAPP Act, the DC Council recognized that SLAPPs "have been increasingly utilized over the past two decades as a means to…


Doctor’s SLAPP at Yelp reviewer largely dismissed by DC Superior Court *

USA - August 20 2014
Yelp, and websites like it, have certainly added to the development of law in the First Amendment area. The Virginia Supreme Court is poised to…


PissedConsumer.com SLAPPs back *

USA - June 24 2014
From the land of Wayne Newton and Brittney Spears comes news of an interesting lawsuit implicating the Nevada anti-SLAPP statute. Techdirt.com…


Could the DC Circuit decide the Abbas appeal while avoiding the “Erie” issue? *

USA - June 17 2014
I have previously explained that Yasser Abbas's appeal from the district court's decision, granting the defendants' anti-SLAPP motion, will likely…


DC Court of Appeals holds that denial of motion to quash under DC anti-SLAPP statute is immediately appealable *

USA - May 30 2014
Yesterday, in its first decision interpreting the DC Anti-SLAPP statute, the DC Court of Appeals (DC's highest court) held that: the denial of a…


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