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What’s the impact of the DC Circuit’s Abbas decision?

USA - August 11 2015 The DC Circuit's Abbas decision, holding that the DC anti-SLAPP statute does not apply in a federal court diversity case, is beginning to have…


Its time for the Supreme Court to decide if state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court

USA - July 20 2015 Growing disagreement among federal courts over whether state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court makes clear that the Supreme Court is going…


Decision holding Washington state’s anti-SLAPP statute unconstitutional could impact DC anti-SLAPP statute

USA - June 30 2015 Last month, the Washington Supreme Court held that state's anti-SLAPP statute was unconstitutional because it required trial courts to weigh…


Federal anti-SLAPP statute proposed in Congress

USA - May 21 2015 With the District of Columbia Circuit holding that the DC anti-SLAPP act does not apply in federal court, and at least four judges in the Ninth…


DC Circuit’s Abbas decision ripples outward

USA - May 18 2015 Last month’s DC Circuit decision in Abbas v. Foreign Policy Group is already affecting pending cases. Exhibit 1 is the Forras v. Rauf appeal. Vincent…

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