Texas Ruling Shows the Benefits We’d Get From a Federal Anti-SLAPP Law

Apr 19, 12

Eric Goldman, PPP Board Member and law professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, recently blogged about the first application of Texas’ new anti-SLAPP law to internet postings.

“American Heritage Capital, LP v. Dinah Gonzalez and Alan Gonzalez, No. DC-11-13741-C (Texas District Court April 13, 2012). The amended complaint. The defendant’s anti-SLAPP motion.

This may be the first application of Texas’ new anti-SLAPP law to Internet postings. It’s a fine example why Texas enacted the law in the first place. And it’s a good preview of the benefits we could get from federal anti-SLAPP protection.”

Read the full post here: http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2012/04/texas_ruling_sh.htm

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