Pension Benefits of Public Retirees Not Private

Public employee pay and benefits have been hot topics of late, exacerbated by…


Anti-SLAPP in California

Take It Back!

When is a retraction not a retraction? When a court edits it. In Kelly…


Angry Man

Frosted Ice Cream Customer Faces the Cooler; Appellate Court Warms to the Task

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” An annoyed Cold Stone…


Anonymous Internet Surfer

9th Circuit Unmasks Anonymous Online Speakers

While Internet users may presume that their anonymous posts on message boards…


Newspaper Businessman

Too Quick to Sue a Newspaper: Anti-SLAPP Part Two

Last month, I wrote about a defamation case brought by a doctor against a…


Overhill Farms Protest - Anti-SLAPP Motion Filed, Granted, Affirmed on Appeal

Employer Sues Fired Employees for Defamation- Defeats their Anti-SLAPP Motion

Fired employees are often a source of problems for a business, especially when…


Anti-SLAPP in California

Think Twice Before Suing a Newspaper!

A few months back, one of my newspaper clients reported about a doctor’s…