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Anti-SLAPP

Reversing, a California Appeals Court ruled that the trial court incorrectly declined to grant the anti-SLAPP motion of a film producer who was sued by an investor who said no “substantial” work had been completed on a documentary about the Syrian refugee crisis — the appeals court found project is an act “in furtherance” of protected speech.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Reversing, a California appeals court ruled that a film producer should have been granted an anti-SLAPP motion to strike a suit by an investor who said no “substantial” work had been completed on a documentary about the Syrian refugee crisis. The appeals court found project is an act “in furtherance” of protected speech.

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights, Entertainment, Financial, Media

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