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Trump Libel Threats May Embolden Anti-SLAPP Advocates

Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 11:10 PM EDT) -- Donald Trump’s penchant for threatening legal action against journalists who write critically about him is proving to be a powerful example for free speech advocates who want a federal law against using the courts to bully speakers, experts said.

The Republican presidential candidate directed his latest such salvo at The New York Times on Thursday a day after it published an article about two women who described being groped and kissed by Trump against their will. But whether or not Trump actually follows through on his...
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