Review of Nevada’s Anti-SLAPP Law
The Legal Satyricon posted an article today titled “Nevada’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Kind of Sucks”. Amongst other things, the author discusses ways to broaden the scope of Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statute, making it similar to California’s and Texas’ anti-SLAPP laws, which protect more speech.. Narrow state anti-SLAPP laws like Nevada’s show the need for broad federal anti-SLAPP legislation that will allow someone who is SLAPPed in a state like Nevada to remove the case to federal court and file an anti-SLAPP motion (whose speech would have otherwise been unprotected under state law).
Read the full article here: http://randazza.wordpress.com/2011/10/01/nevadas-anti-slapp-statute-kind-of-sucks/