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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California Anti-SLAPP Project

August 10, 2018
The California Anti-SLAPP Project (CASP) is a law firm that fights against SLAPPs and protects the First Amendment. The firm’s website has a number of resources to help those targeted by SLAPPs. While the resources are geared towards those in California, they provide a useful reference for individuals and…
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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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