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2015: A Year-End Review of Litigation Using California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

2015: A Year-End Review of Litigation Using California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

DWT Media Law February 4, 2016 Comments Off on 2015: A Year-End Review of Litigation Using California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

By Thomas R. Burke and Diana Palacios Annually, California’s Courts of Appeal and the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals regularly issue several dozen published opinions interpreting California’s anti-SLAPP statute, Civil Procedure Section 425.16

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Rehitching the Horse: Oregon Court 
of Appeals Adjusts the Anti-SLAPP Cart

Rehitching the Horse: Oregon Court 
of Appeals Adjusts the Anti-SLAPP Cart

DWT Media Law February 2, 2016 Comments Off on Rehitching the Horse: Oregon Court 
of Appeals Adjusts the Anti-SLAPP Cart

By Derek Green and Duane Bosworth Although Oregon is in its 15th year of anti-SLAPP litigation under a decidedly robust statute, no Oregon appellate court had ruled on how to decide when Oregon’s anti-SLAPP

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State Supreme Court Strikes Down Washington’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

State Supreme Court Strikes Down Washington’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

DWT Media Law February 1, 2016 Comments Off on State Supreme Court Strikes Down Washington’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

By Bruce E. H. Johnson, Eric M. Stahl, and Ambika Kumar Doran The Washington Supreme Court in May struck down the state’s 2010 anti-SLAPP statute, holding in a unanimous opinion that the law violates

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D.C. Circuit Rules Anti-SLAPP Law Inapplicable in Federal Court, Highlighting Need for Federal Anti-SLAPP Law

D.C. Circuit Rules Anti-SLAPP Law Inapplicable in Federal Court, Highlighting Need for Federal Anti-SLAPP Law

DWT Media Law January 29, 2016 Comments Off on D.C. Circuit Rules Anti-SLAPP Law Inapplicable in Federal Court, Highlighting Need for Federal Anti-SLAPP Law

By Lisa B. Zycherman In April, the D.C. Circuit held that the District of Columbia anti-SLAPP statute does not apply in a federal court diversity case because “Federal Rules 12 and 56 answer the

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