All posts tagged "Anti-SLAPP Law"

  • Politics
    Lawmakers should leave Nevada’s strong anti-SLAPP law alone

    (Thomas Mitchell) – When your only tool is a hammer, every problem is a nail. With lawyers, the solution to every problem is a lawsuit. A bill to drastically alter Nevada’s strong anti-SLAPP law (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) breezed through the state Senate, where never was heard a disparaging word. The only...

  • Politics
    Assembly committee finally hears opposition to bill that would weaken state’s anti-SLAPP law

    (Thomas Mitchell) – A bill to drastically alter Nevada’s strong anti-SLAPP law (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) breezed through state Senate where never was heard a disparaging word. The only testimony in the Senate Judiciary Committee was from a California attorney who helped draft the bill on behalf of Wynn Resorts, whose owner over...

  • Government
    Proposed law takes the slap out of anti-SLAPP law

    (Thomas Mitchell) – Slinking quietly through the Nevada Legislature is a bill that would gut the state’s strong anti-SLAPP law that was once called the gold standard of such laws. SLAPP stands for Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation and is generally defined as vexatious litigation solely designed to squelch free speech under the...

  • Opinion
    Attorneys gone wild! Bill would eviscerate Nevada’s strong anti-SLAPP law

    (Thomas Mitchell) – In 2013 the Nevada Legislature passed a strong anti-SLAPP law that was called the gold standard of such laws. SLAPP stands for Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation and is generally defined as vexatious litigation solely designed to squelch free speech under the burden of expensive, tedious and lengthy court wrangling. But...