9th Circuit Judges Criticize Court’s Early Open Door to Anti-SLAPP Appeals


Publish Date:
September 21, 2023
The Recorder
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The case attracted amicus support from a group of intellectual property and First Amendment law professors, represented in part by Stanford Law School professor Mark Lemley. Lemley said he found it disappointing that the court so easily concluded that denying the world access to public information is in the public interest.

“I am also troubled by the concurrences, because they threaten to make it even harder to prevent SLAPP suits just as those suits are becoming more and more common,” he said.

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