Bill to defend civic speech from ‘strategic’ defamation suits proposed in PA
Laura Lee Prather, PPP Board member and partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP, was quoted in a recent article discussing the ongoing efforts in Pennsylvania to strengthen the state’s anti-SLAPP law.
“Laura Lee Prather, a First Amendment lawyer in Texas, said anti-SLAPP measures “create a mechanism for judicial economy when frivolous lawsuits are filed.”
Furthermore, because the statutes often shift attorney fees to the losing parties, it becomes easier for people being sued to retain a lawyer, she said.”
Read the full article from Philly.com here: