RCFP: Bill enhancing Florida’s anti-SLAPP law heads to governor for approval

May 06, 15

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Florida bill that would revise the state’s narrow anti-SLAPP law to provide a greater level of protection for speakers against meritless lawsuits has passed both houses...

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ITIF: Why We Need Federal Legislation To Protect Public Speech Online

May 05, 15

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The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation just published this report advocating for federal anti-SLAPP legislation: read more

DC Appeals Court Says Anti-SLAPP Laws Shouldn’t Apply In Federal Courts

May 01, 15

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We’ve discussed for quite some time the importance of anti-SLAPP laws, and how it’s ridiculous that we don’t have a federal anti-SLAPP law. Once again, anti-SLAPP laws are used to toss out bogus lawsuits that were clearly filed for the sake of silencing...

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Nevada May Be About To Lose Its Great Anti-SLAPP Law

Apr 20, 15

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Another piece of the proposed changes to Nevada’s anti-SLAPP law, this time from our friends over at Techdirt: We’ve mentioned many times the importance of anti-SLAPP laws in protecting people who are being sued solely to try to shut them up. It’s still...

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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

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