On November 3, the Alliance joined a brief, filed in the Ninth Circuit, arguing for robust anti-SLAPP law applicability. In Planet Aid v. Reveal, the plaintiff argued on appeal that California’s anti-SLAPP law should not apply in federal court. The brief, filed by the RCFP, argues that Ninth Circuit precedent requires the statute be applied in federal court and a contrary ruling would seriously harm the ability of Californians to freely exercise their First Amendment rights. The Alliance continues to track anti-SLAPP laws and argue for broad protections. Read more.
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