Judge tosses lawsuit that sought to overturn Olympia Food Co-op’s boycott of Israeli goods

Feb 27, 12

“A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to overturn the Olympia Food Co-op’s boycott of Israeli goods, ruling that the lawsuit was an illegal “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation,” or SLAPP. Bruce Johnson of Davis Wright Tremaine in Seattle, an attorney for the defendants in the lawsuit, said following the judge’s ruling that SLAPP lawsuits are illegal under an enhanced anti-SLAPP statute he and another staff attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine helped draft.”

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