Media’s new litigation tool
Zoe Tillman at the National Law Journal recently wrote an article discussing the application of D.C.’s anti-SLAPP law.
For nearly two years, magazines, newspapers and other media groups facing defamation lawsuits in Washington have had a new weapon in their litigation arsenal: the city’s law barring strategic lawsuits against public participation, or SLAPPs. But as the law’s second anniversary approaches, its fate is unclear.
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