WRIT 340 Blog Post #3: The Argument for Federal Anti-SLAPP Legislation

From my review of the literature, I made the following argument regarding scholarly opinions on anti-SLAPP legislation: While 21 states do not have anti-SLAPP statutes in place, journalists, lawyers and scholars alike agree that federal anti-SLAPP legislation is necessary in protecting the First Amendment. After assessing each source I intend on using for my final … More WRIT 340 Blog Post #3: The Argument for Federal Anti-SLAPP Legislation

WRIT 340 Blog Post #2: Research Trends on Anti-SLAPP Legislation

In conducting further research on the topic of media law, I’ve decided to narrow my subject down to anti-SLAPP law, for the time being. “SLAPP” stands for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation.” This phrase refers to situations in which often wealthy people in positions of power use lawsuits to quiet others that may not have … More WRIT 340 Blog Post #2: Research Trends on Anti-SLAPP Legislation