Individuals

For a list version of individuals who support federal anti-SLAPP legislation click here.

Roger Bailey

Executive Director – North Dakota Newspaper Association

Brett Bezzant

Former Publisher, American Fork Citizen New Utah! Sued for information he published to correct a paid advertisement in his paper.

James Bopp Jr.

General Counsel of the James Madison Center for Free Speech, Bopp Coleson & Bostrom. Terre Haute, Indiana

Jerome Braun, Esq.

Farella, Braun + Martell, LLP, San Francisco, California.

Author of two law review articles on the California anti-SLAPP law.

Professor John C. Brittain

David A Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia

Professor Michael W. Carroll

Professor of Law, Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property – American University, Washington College of Law

Professor Erwin Chemerinsky

Founding Dean – Irvine School of Law, University of California

James R. Copland

Director – Manhattan Institute’s Center for Legal Policy

Tiffany Craig

SLAPP Target – Portland, Oregon (Twitter Libel Lawsuit)

The Creve Coeur SLAPP Targets

Laura Bryant & Jeanne Rhoades – Ward 4 Council Members

Vi Smith – Former Executive Vice President of Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce

Terry Johnston & Keith Prokop – Creve Coeur Residents

Doug Crews

Executive Director – Missouri Press Association

Professor Charles Davis

Executive Director – National Freedom of Information Coalition

Col. Morris Davis (ret.)

Former U.S. Air Force Officer and Chief Prosecutor of Guantanamo Military Commissions

Carol Denney

Member Relations – Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights

Harmeet K. Dhillon, Esq.

Dhillon & Smith, LLP

Member – Republican National Lawyers Association

Member – California Republican Lawyers Association

Board of Directors – ACLU of Northern California, 2002-2005

Chair – Civil Rights Committee, South Asian Bar Association of Northern California, 2007-2009

Professor Norman Dorsen

Professor of Law

Co-Director – Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program

Counselor to the President of the University, New York University

Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld

Director – American Center for Democracy

Jon B. Eisenberg, Esq.

Eisenberg and Hancock, LLP

San Francisco, California

Christopher Elliott

Consumer Advocate – SLAPPed for blogging about a travel agency

Adrianos M. Facchetti, Esq.

Law Office of Adrianos Facchetti, Los Angeles, California

Author of the California Defamation Law Blog

Peter Fox

Executive Director – Wisconsin Newspaper Association

Professor Michael Froomkin

Professor of Law and Director of Faculty Development – University of Miami School of Law

Jeremy Gin

Founder – Sitejabber.com

Professor Eric Goldman

Associate Professor of Law, Director – High Tech Law Institute & Associate Professor of Law – Santa Clara University School of Law.

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Debbie Hagan

SLAPP Target – “Dentist the Menace”

Laurie Hieb

Executive Director – Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association

Mickey Huff

Director – Project Censored

Board Member – Media Freedom Foundation

Associate Professor of History at Diablo Valley College

Linda Hull

Community Activist & Lawsuit Target

Andy Keller

President – ChicoBag

Thomas F. King

Author: Our Unprotected Heritage

Steve Kling, Esq.

Jenkins & Kling, LLC – St. Louis, Missouri

Professor Mark A. Lemley

Director – Stanford Program in Law, Science, and Technology

Partner – Durie Tangri LLP

Professor Lawrence Lessig

Director – Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Ed Magedson

Founder, Ripoff Report

Professor Daniel Mandelker

Professor of Law – Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Author – Planning and Control of Land Development; Land Use Law

Co-author – Federal Land Use Law and Property Law and the Public Interest

Kathi Mills

Animal Welfare Activist & SLAPP Survivor

Moderator – SLAPP Victims’ Support Group

Michael A. Pezza, Jr., Esq.

Law Office of Michael A. Pezza, Jr.

Peter Phillips

President – Media Freedom Foundation

Former Director – Project Censored

Professor of Sociology at Sonoma State University

Daniel Pipes

Director – Middle East Forum

Professor George Pring

Professor of Law – University of Denver Sturm College

Co-Author – SLAPPs: Getting Sued for Speaking Out.

Coined the term SLAPP

Marc J. Randazza, Esq.

Randazza Legal Group

Michelle Rea

Executive Director – New York Press Association

Michael Reedy, Esq.

McManis Faulkner, LLP

Steve Rhode

Get Out of Debt Guy.

Professor Robert D. Richards

Distinguished Professor of Journalism and Law – Penn State University

Peter Rodino

Founder, President – Rodino Consulting

Jeremy Rosen

Partner – Horvitz and Levy, LLP

Advisory Board Past President – Los Angeles Chapter of the Federalist Society, The Federalist Society – Los Angeles Chapter

Pamela Samuelson

Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law

Professor of Information Management

Chancellor’s Professor

Director – Berkeley Center for Law & Technology

Peter Scheer

Executive Director – First Amendment Coalition

Alfred Spellman

Producer, Director

Co-Founder of Rakontur

Matthew Frederick Van Voorhis

SLAPPed for blogging about a Florida business owner who shot two pet Siberian huskies – Comins v, Van Voorhis

Kenneth White

Partner, Brown White & Newhouse LLP

Gloria Wolk MSW

Consumer Advocate, Author, Consultant

SLAPPed in three states for work on life insurance viatical settlements