Wiki: SLAPP suits defined and major cases

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategic_lawsuit_against_public_participation Strategic lawsuit against public participation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia History The acronym was coined in the 1980s by University of Denver professors Penelope Canan and George W. Pring. The term was originally defined as “a lawsuit involving communications made to influence a governmental action or outcome, which resulted in a civil complaint or […]