Colorado Adopts Anti-SLAPP Statute

June 1, 2019

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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