TX Supreme Court May Hear First Anti-SLAPP Case

Oct 10, 12

The Supreme Court of Texas has been asked to weigh in on an issue involving a defamation lawsuit filed by Parker County-based WallBuilders’ founder David Barton against two former Texas State Board of Education candidates.

Two Democratic candidates for the SBOE in 2010, asked that the suit be dismissed under a new Texas law intended to protect against lawsuits attempting to silence free speech, or “strategic lawsuits against public participation.”

Read the full post here: http://weatherforddemocrat.com/local/x1149575424/State-Supreme-Court-may-hear-local-defamation-case

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