The Protect the Protest task force is working to end SLAPPs, so that individuals and organizations working in the public interest can continue exercise their First Amendment rights. Learn more about our recent work below.
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Press Release: SLAPP Protection Act is a Critical Step to Defend American Democracy
Today, U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) introduced the SLAPP Protection Act, landmark legislation that would protect free speech and uphold the integrity of our courts.
Steven Donziger Is Finally Free. Onward Toward Justice for the People of Ecuador!
By Paul Paz y MiñoOriginally published in Eye on the Amazon Today, human rights lawyer Steven Donziger woke up free, marking the closure of the latest chapter in Chevron’s scheme to evade justice for contaminating
Responding to Steven Donziger’s Conviction
After decades of legal battles with Chevron, Steven Donziger has been convicted of six counts of criminal contempt of court by Judge Loretta Preska. Preska was appointed to the case by Judge Lewis Kaplan who decided
The Chevron-Ecuador Case Is Critical to the Climate Justice Movement
Originally published via Amazon Watch By Paul Paz y Miño Yesterday, May 26th, was Chevron’s 11th shareholder meeting since the company lost a historic $9.5 billion judgement for deliberately polluting the Ecuadorian Amazon. Since then,