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Associated Press Files Anti-SLAPP Motion in DC Federal Court Diversity Case

USA - July 11 2017 In January, I wrote about the DC Court of Appeals’ then-recent Mann decision, and specifically about the Court’s response to the DC Circuit’s Abbas...


Are Anti-SLAPP Statutes The Elephant In the Room?

USA - June 7 2017 Last year, I noted that several judges around the country were expressing concern that state anti-SLAPP statutes were being applied to cases that did...


Superior Court Suit Alleges Arbitration Claim Is a SLAPP

USA - May 30 2017 If a person believes that a defamation claim being asserted against him in a pending arbitration is a SLAPP, can he ask the Superior Court to issue a...


Superior Court Grants Trade Association’s anti-SLAPP motion

USA - April 27 2017 Last October, I wrote about the Personal Care Products Council’s interesting anti-SLAPP motion, filed in a DC Superior Court case. There, the...


Foreign Officials, Defamation Claims and the DC anti-SLAPP Statute

USA - January 11 2017 For the third time in the past five years, a court has applied the DC anti-SLAPP statute to dismiss a defamation suit brought by a foreign official...