Why, Yes, I AM Into SLAPPing
“One of my partners won an anti-SLAPP motion yesterday in Los Angeles. It wasn’t my own client, and I didn’t draft the motion, but I advised and edited, and I was very proud to be on the team. There are very few things in civil practice as satisfying as winning a SLAPP motion.
Then it occurred me: I talk about anti-SLAPP motions around here a lot, and ask people to support anti-SLAPP legislation. But I’ve been assuming that everyone knows what they are and how they work and why they are important. Reading commentary elsewhere suggests that’s not the case.
So today, I’m going to talk about what SLAPP motions are, and how they work, and why they are important.”
Read the full post from Ken at Popehat here: http://www.popehat.com/2012/06/07/why-yes-i-am-into-slapping/