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The Anti-SLAPP Statute – How to Stop a Lawsuit in its Tracks

In 2007, the California Legislature took action to slow the proliferation of certain types of lawsuits filed in California courts.  It enacted the so-called anti-SLAPP statute, effective January 1, 2008. The term SLAPP refers to “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation.” As the Legislature expressed in the first sentence of the anti-SLAPP statute: “The Legislature finds […]

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