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The Protect the Protest task force is working to end SLAPPs, so that individuals and organizations working in the public interest can continue exercise their First Amendment rights. Learn more about our recent work below.

Hollywood’s Notorious Men Retaliate Against #MeToo Movement

August 20, 2018
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Valentina Stackl of EarthRights International discusses the pervasive use of SLAPPs against #MeToo survivors. Stackl writes, “As #MeToo survivors bravely share their experiences of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, they endure criticism, threats, and

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Lawsuit Against Greenpeace Raises Freedom of Speech Concerns​

August 10, 2018

Human Rights Watch discusses a SLAPP filed by Resolute Forest Products against Greenpeace and Stand.earth, which uses the U.S. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. Human Rights Watch notes that SLAPPs pose a significant

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Defending Dissent: SLAPP Lawsuits and the Fight For Free Speech

The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) discusses a SLAPP filed by Resolute Forest Products against Greenpeace and Stand.earth, which uses the U.S. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. ICAR discusses the threat that this

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