Law360 (June 14, 2019, 1:50 PM EDT) -- On June 2, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed H.B. 2730, aimed at limiting Texas’ anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against public participation) law, the Texas Citizens Participation Act. Some of the numerous TCPA amendments are straightforward; others are less so. And there are open questions that the amendments simply do not address.
While the amendments have undoubtedly narrowed the scope of the TCPA, lawyers who rely on the TCPA to defend against meritless claims that threaten their clients’ rights need not despair. The new TCPA still provides creative defendants with excellent opportunities for early dismissal and attorney fees, although there are now new...
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