Here are some background resources on “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” (SLAPPs) and advice for responding to legal bullying. If you or your organization faces the risk of a SLAPP, we strongly recommend that you find legal counsel, because each case requires a unique response.
- What is a SLAPP? - Not all lawsuits are SLAPPs. Here are some of the warning signs of a SLAPP.
- Who is vulnerable? - SLAPPs pose a threat to a wide range of individuals and organizations working in the public interest. Here are some recent, emblematic cases.
- Know your rights - You can reduce your risk of SLAPPs by taking certain precautionary measures.
- Get help - If you have been sued or face the threat of a SLAPP, here are some immediate steps to consider.
- Our cases - Learn more about the work of the task force and its individual members.
- Help us end SLAPP - There is wide support for ending SLAPPs. What we need now is unified action.
- SLAPP Tactics
- Types of Cases
- Resource Categories
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tongue-in-cheek SLAPPies honors worst legal bullies, including Chevron, Devin Nunes, and the
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This week, a member of the Protect the Protest task force, the National Lawyers Guild,
Contact: Lauren Regan, CLDC(541) 687-9180 On May 15, 2020, Civil Liberties Defense Center’s (CLDC) Executive
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The Weed, California, community members claim Churchwell White LLP knowingly filed meritless and illegal SLAPP
Alec Baldwin, Roger Waters, and other activists join Nobel laureates in their demand that Chevron
Protect the Protest Pushes for Anti-SLAPP Legislation to Stop Lawsuits Designed to Silence Free Speech
The Protect the Protest task force applauds the introduction today of HB 759 in the Virginia House of Delegates.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bruce Shoemaker, Media LiaisonWater for Citizens
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