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Is There a “Classic” SLAPP Case?

USA - February 3 2016 One of the interesting things about the Doe v. Burke II appeal is the Superior Court's reasoning that, although the complaint was dismissed under the…


Congress Acts to Ban Gag Clauses in Consumer Contracts

USA - January 26 2016 There is not a lot that all members of the U.S. Senate can agree on these days, but protecting the ability of consumers to write reviews of…


Another Court Imposes a “Public Interest” Requirement for anti-SLAPP motions

USA - January 6 2016 After my post on the Vermont Supreme Court’s decision, requiring all motions under Vermont’s anti-SLAPP statute to be based upon speech made in…


Is there a “Public Interest” Requirement for anti-SLAPP Motions?

USA - December 29 2015 Does a party moving under the DC anti-SLAPP statute need to show that the claim arises from a statement made in connection with an issue of public…


Governmental entities and anti-SLAPP statutes

USA - December 22 2015 Earlier this year, in Henne v. City of Yakima, the Washington State Supreme Court held that the City of Yakima could not move under that state’s…

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