Reprinted with permission from MLRC MediaLawLetter, June 2019

On July 1, 2019, Colorado became the 30th state (including the District of Columbia) to have an anti-SLAPP statute. On June 3, 2019, House Bill 19-1324 was signed into law by Colorado's Governor Jared Polis. The bill, modeled after (copied almost verbatim from) California's anti-SLAPP statute, was spurred by a recent highly-publicized SLAPP case that actually ended quite well for the SLAPPed defendant. Read More.

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