Archive for anti-SLAPP

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European Anti-SLAPP Law Proposed

On April 27, the European Commission released its proposed Directive on anti-SLAPP law. Anti-SLAPP laws seek to prevent entities from filing costly and frivolous lawsuits ... Read More
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Alliance Supports Strong New York Anti-SLAPP Law

On April 1, the Alliance signed on to an amicus brief in Kurland v. Glassdoor, filed in the appellate division of the New York Supreme ... Read More
Alliance Applauds Kentucky Passing Strong Anti-SLAPP Law
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Alliance Applauds Kentucky Passing Strong Anti-SLAPP Law

On April 20, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear signed the recently passed HB 222 into law. HB 222 is an anti-SLAPP law based on the Uniform ... Read More
With State Anti-SLAPP Laws in Chaos, New Uniform Legislation Would Offer Consistent Protection for Publishers of Free Speech
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With State Anti-SLAPP Laws in Chaos, New Uniform Legislation Would Offer Consistent Protection for Publishers of Free Speech

Some seeking to punish accountability journalism and free speech will bring costly and frivolous "SLAPP" suits against publishers. State anti-SLAPP laws exist to help defendants ... Read More
Alliance Sends Letter Supporting Anti-SLAPP Legislation
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Alliance Sends Letter Supporting Anti-SLAPP Legislation

On February 16, the News Media Alliance sent a letter to Missouri Rep. Perkins about his recent introduction of HB 2624—the Uniform Public Expression Protection ... Read More
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Alliance Writes Letter Urging DC Council to Preserve First Amendment Protections

On November 30, the Alliance and seven other national and local associations sent a letter to the DC Council opposing an Amendment to DC’s anti-SLAPP ... Read More
Alliance Joins Brief Arguing for Anti-SLAPP Fee Provision Applicability in Federal Court
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Alliance Joins Brief Arguing for Anti-SLAPP Fee Provision Applicability in Federal Court

On October 26, the Alliance joined a brief, filed in the Ninth Circuit, arguing that California’s anti-SLAPP law should be applied in whole, including the attorneys ... Read More
Alliance Joins Brief to Protect California Anti-SLAPP Law
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Alliance Joins Brief to Protect California Anti-SLAPP Law

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 ... Read More
The Alliance Signs onto Brief Arguing New York’s Anti-SLAPP Law Applies in Federal Court
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The Alliance Signs onto Brief Arguing New York’s Anti-SLAPP Law Applies in Federal Court

On October 13, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed an amicus brief that the Alliance signed onto in the Second Circuit in Coleman v. Grand ... Read More
Find Out What’s Happening in Your State with LawView
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Find Out What’s Happening in Your State with LawView

LawView tracks state and federal bills that would affect news media publishers. Currently, we’re following legislative proposals falling in one of eight different topics as ... Read More