Calif.'s Top Anti-SLAPP Appellate Rulings From Last Year
Law360 (February 14, 2020, 5:15 PM EST) -- In 2019, California's appellate courts issued 42 published opinions interpreting the state's anti-SLAPP statute. Litigants filed at least 435 anti-SLAPP motions in California's trial courts, according to their reporting to the Judicial Council. California's Supreme Court issued five substantive opinions interpreting the statute, while the state's appellate courts issued nearly 200 unpublished anti-SLAPP opinions.
Enacted in 1992 to protect the exercise of free speech and petitioning activities, California's anti-SLAPP statute remains the strongest — and most frequently litigated — statute of its kind in the nation. California's statute follows a two-step process. In the first step — or prong one —...
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