Best Practices for Advocates and Campaigners to Avoid Publication Liability

November 21, 2018
Tags: Defamation, Prevention
Suppose you are campaigning on an important topic and want to publish a blog, tweet, article, video, or report that exposes the wrongdoing of a company or individual. What steps can you take to avoid publication liability? The First Amendment Project has developed 12 best practices, reprinted here with…
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Defending Against a SLAPP

August 10, 2018
The California Anti-SLAPP project created this factsheet to describe the basic parts of litigation involving a SLAPP. Although the content is specific to California laws, it provides a general overview that can be useful for individuals and organizations facing SLAPPs in other jurisdictions.
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Facing a SLAPP Threat? Here are 10 Resources to Help You

November 21, 2018
Tags: Prevention
Our democracy depends on checks and balances – and those who work to expose the wrongdoing of America’s rich and powerful have a critical role to play. But this work is becoming increasingly risky:  community activists, civil society campaigners and journalists face the growing threat of retaliation for… Read More
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SLAPPed: A Tool for Activists

May 15, 2014
The ACLU of Ohio developed this guide to help activists better understand SLAPPs and how to defend against them. The guide includes a brief history of SLAPPs and a description of modern SLAPPs, including those against free speech online.
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