Nevada Court Grants Anti-SLAPP Motion by the Associated Press on Fair Report Grounds

August 1, 2018

Reprinted with permission from MLRC MediaLawLetter, August 2018

A Nevada state court on August 23 granted a special motion to dismiss brought by The Associated Press (AP) and one of its reporters under the state's anti-SLAPP statute. The court dismissed a defamation claim by casino magnate Steve Wynn over an AP news report summarizing allegations of sexual assault in the 1970s that were made against him to police earlier this year. Read More.

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