Important new anti-SLAPP ruling from New Orleans

Dec 02, 11

“Judge Carl Barbier has issued a significant decision construing and applying the Lousiana anti-SLAPP statute.  The ruling arose from a troubling lawsuit brought by Lousiana’s Capital Assistance Center against an author who, while a Harvard Law student, interned at the Center; based on information she had previously published in a pair of essays, the suit alleges that she was likely to publish confidential information about one of the plaintiff’s clients that she obtained during an internship in a forthcoming novel.”

Read the rest of the blog post from Paul Alan Levy at Public Citizen here:

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