The following individuals* are supporters of federal anti-SLAPP legislation:
*Affiliations are for identification only and PPP does not endorse the views expressed by these individuals or the products or services they offer.
Executive Director, North Dakota Newspaper Association
Former Publisher, American Fork Citizen New Utah!
Sued for information he published to correct a paid advertisement in his paper.
James Bopp Jr.
General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech
Bopp Coleson & Bostrom, Terre Haute, Indiana
Jerome Braun, Esq.
Farella, Braun + Martell, LLP, San Francisco, California
Author of two law review articles on the California anti-SLAPP law.
Professor John C. Brittain
University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law
Professor Michael W. Carroll
Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property
American University, Washington College of Law
Professor Erwin Chemerinsky
Founding Dean, Irvine School of Law, University of California
James R. Copland
Director, Manhattan Institute’s Center for Legal Policy
SLAPP Target- Portland, Oregon
Creve Coeur SLAPP Targets
Ward 4 Council Members Laura Bryant & Jeanne Rhoades
Vi Smith, Former Executive Vice President of Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce
Terry Johnston & Keith Prokop, Creve Coeur Residents
Creve Coeur, Missouri
Executive Director, Missouri Press Association
Professor Charles Davis
Executive Director, National Freedom of Information Coalition
Missouri School of Journalism
Col. Morris Davis (ret.)
Former U.S. Air Force Officer and Chief Prosecutor of Guantanamo Military Commissions
Member Relations, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, Berkeley, California
Harmeet K. Dhillon, Esq.
Dhillon & Smith, LLP
Member, Republican National Lawyers Association
Member, California Republican Lawyers Association
Board of Directors, ACLU of Northern California, 2002-2005
Chair, Civil Rights Committee, South Asian Bar Association of Northern California, 2007-2009
Professor Norman Dorsen
Professor of Law
Co-Director – Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program
Counselor to the President of the University, New York University
Jon B. Eisenberg, Esq.
Eisenberg and Hancock, LLP, San Francisco, California
SLAPPed for blogging about a travel agency
Adrianos M. Facchetti, Esq.
Law Office of Adrianos Facchetti, Los Angeles, California
Author of the California Defamation Law Blog
Executive Director, Wisconsin Newspaper Association
Professor Michael Froomkin
Professor of Law and Director of Faculty Development, University of Miami School of Law
Founder of Sitejabber.com
SLAPP Target (CMLP)
Dentist the Menace
Executive Director, Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association
Associate Professor of History at Diablo Valley College
Director, Project Censored
Board Member, Media Freedom Foundation
Community Activist & Lawsuit Target, Los Alamos, New Mexico
Steve Kling, Esq.
Jenkins & Kling, LLC, St. Louis, Missouri
Professor Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor, Stanford Law School
Director, Stanford Program in Law, Science, and Technology
Partner, Durie Tangri LLP
Professor Lawrence Lessig
Director, Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics
Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Professor Daniel Mandelker
Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Author, Planning and Control of Land Development; Land Use Law. Co-author, Federal Land Use Law and Property Law and the Public Interest
Animal Welfare Activist & SLAPP Survivor
Moderator, SLAPP Victims’ Support Group
Michael A. Pezza, Jr., Esq.
Law Office of Michael A. Pezza, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts
Professor of Sociology, Sonoma State University
President, Media Freedom Foundation
Former Director, Project Censored
Taube Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution
Director, Middle East Forum
Professor George Pring
Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College
Co-Author of seminal work SLAPPs: Getting Sued for Speaking Out.
Coined the term SLAPP
Marc J. Randazza, Esq.
Randazza Legal Group
Executive Director, New York Press Association
Michael Reedy, Esq.
McManis Faulkner, LLP, San Jose, California
Get Out of Debt Guy
Professor Robert D. Richards
Distinguished Professor of Journalism and Law at Penn State University
Founder and President, Rodino Consulting
Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
Executive Director, First Amendment Coalition
Producer and Director
Co-Founder of Rakontur
Matthew Frederick Van Voorhis
Florida Citizen Participation Tour
Comins v, Van Voorhis, SLAPPed for blogging about a Florida business owner who shot two pet Siberian huskies
Kenneth P. White
Brown White & Newhouse LLP
Gloria Wolk MSW
Consumer Advocate, Author, Consultant
SLAPPed in three states for work on life insurance viatical settlements