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Anti-SLAPP Statute Raised in Planned Parenthood Protest Lawsuit

USA - April 20 2016 The DC anti-SLAPP statute has been invoked in a Superior Court lawsuit in which plaintiffs arguing that students need to be free from disruptions in…


DC Court of Appeals Affirms February 2012 Denial of Anti-SLAPP Motion in Newmyer v. Huntington

USA - March 16 2016 Waaaaaaay back in early 2012, after a defendant (Huntington) filed a counterclaim against a plaintiff (Newmyer) for defamation, false light and…


DC’s Highest Court Holds Successful Anti-SLAPP Movant Is “Presumptively” Entitled to Attorneys’ Fees

USA - March 11 2016 Here are my three takeaways from yesterday’s DC Court of Appeals’ decision, holding that a successful movant under the DC anti-SLAPP statute “is…


Second Circuit Decision Creates Circuit Split and Could Impact Pending DC Appeal

USA - March 3 2016 An important decision issued by the Second Circuit last week adds to the growing dissonance among the federal circuits on anti-SLAPP motions. The…


Oklahoma Appellate Court Rules New anti-SLAPP Statute Does Not Apply Retroactively

USA - February 22 2016 From the state "where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain" comes an appellate decision that might seem familiar to readers of this blog. In March…

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