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.
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MEDIA CONTACT Kyle Moler firstname.lastname@example.org (202) 478-6173 NEW YORK, NY — A new task force of organizations across different sectors, including the ACLU, Greenpeace, Freedom of the Press Foundation, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, EarthRights International,
WASHINGTON, DC September 5, 2018 — Greenpeace filed motions to dismiss the amended complaint brought by Energy Transfer Partners in the baseless USD$900 million suit against organizations, movements, and individuals that opposed the construction of
For decades, powerful interests have attempted to intimidate and silence public watchdogs, journalists, and advocacy groups by filing meritless lawsuits. This repressive tactic — called “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” (SLAPPs) — is an abuse
Federal Court Dismisses Pipeline Corporation’s Lawsuit Against the Earth First! Environmental Movement
On August 23, 2018, a federal court in North Dakota dismissed the SLAPP brought by Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the corporation behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, against the Earth First! Environmental movement. The Center for