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Reno v. ACLU, 521 U.S. 844 (1997)
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964)

Doe v., Inc., 140 F. Supp. 2d 1088 (W.D. Wash. 2001)
Global Telemedia Int’l v. Doe, 132 F. Supp. 2d 1261 (C.D. Cal. 2001)
Batzel v. Cremers, 9th Circuit, 2003

Pring, George W., and Canan, Penelope, SLAPPs: Getting Sued for Speaking Out, Temple University Press, 1996, chs. 1-2
Barker, John C., Common Law and Statutory Solutions to the Problems of SLAPPs, 26 Loy. L. Rev. 395 (1993)
Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 425.16.
Maryland: S. 51, 398th Leg. Reg. Sess.
New Jersey: A. 150, 205th Leg. 1st Session
Wash. Rev. Code Ann. §§ 4.24.500-.520

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