Why Are Nevada State Senators Trying To Eviscerate The State’s Anti-SLAPP Statute?

Apr 17, 15

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From our friend Popehat: In 2013 Nevada passed the strongest anti-SLAPP statutes in the United States. This statute was muscular. Not only did it cover a  read more

Santa Monica Dispatch: WINOGRAD HIRES DIRECTOR OF ANTI-SLAPP PROJECT TO REPRESENT HER

Mar 20, 15

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Anti-SLAPP news out of California this week: Animal Rights activist Marcy Winograd has hired Mark Goldowitz, Director of Anti-SLAPP Project, to represent her in a “Free Speech case” before California Court of Appeal. A Los Angeles public school teacher and Santa Monica resident, Winograd will be represented by Goldowitz in Angel...

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Anti-SLAPP bill to go before Minnesota House committee

Mar 03, 15

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Keith Mueller is pushing to change a state law to protect someone from being sued for calling the cops. The law’s current language protecting public participation is too vague and needs to include reporting apparent unlawful conduct to police, he argues. Mueller’s effort stems from his experience: He was sued by a man...

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New York Decision Denying Discovery of Doe Critics Casts Broad Doubts on Libel Suits over Consumer Reviews

by Paul Alan Levy The Appellate Division in New York has today affirmed the denial of a pre-litigation petition brought by Woodbridge Structured Funding seeking to compel Opinion Corp. to provide identifying information about the...

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Landmark case won using anti-SLAPP law defense; win supports First Amendment

Background Avvo is an online legal and health professional directory and Q&A forum. It posts attorney and doctor profiles using content gathered from publicly available information including state bar associations, state courts and lawyers’ and law firms’ websites. Attorneys from Wilson Elser’s Data Security & Cyber...

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