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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“I Say Corporations are Destroying the Planet. So Sue Me?”
The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) discusses two SLAPPs brought by the law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres against Greenpeace and other environmental organizations. One is a SLAPP on behalf of Resolute Forest Products against Greenpeace
7 Things You Need to Know About ETP’s Lawsuit Against Greenpeace
Greenpeace provides background on a SLAPP brought by Energy Transfer Pipelines, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, against Greenpeace, Earth First!, and BankTrack. The SLAPP uses the U.S. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO)
The Day I Was Treated Like a Mobster and Served a $300 Million Lawsuit for Defending Forests
Greenpeace’s senior forest campaigner Daniel Brindis describes his experience being sued as a Greenpeace employee by Resolute Forest Products for his public interest work.
Logging Giant Uses Bogus Lawsuits to Intimidate Environmental Activists
EarthRights International discusses a SLAPP filed by Resolute Forest Products against Greenpeace and Stand.earth, which uses the U.S. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. EarthRights International analyzes how the case poses a broad threat