Tag Archives: SLAPP

Best Anti-SLAPP Letter Ever!

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Businesses, elected officials, government agencies, and lawyers file SLAPP suits against people who are doing something they don’t like. The acronym stands for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation”, and started as a name for the suits that elected officials and … Continue reading

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Legal nightmares to scare bloggers on Halloween


Considering that this post appeared on Plagiarism Today, I’m going to be VERY careful about sharing it.  So I will say only this:  if you are a blogger or social media user, Click on this link — and read this … Continue reading

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Yelping about a bad review? You’re not alone!

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Is there anyone reading this who hasn’t used Yelp?  For most of us, it’s an easy to use site that gives us some idea of how other people feel about a local restaurant, insurance agent, or small business we’re considering … Continue reading

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Technogranny: Copyright and Social Media Rules


I was thrilled to have this blog featured on the Technogranny show this morning.  We talked about: Things you can’t say online (First Amendment limits) Keeping your job while having your say (Employee rights) Copyright issues for social media users … Continue reading

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Don’t Try to SLAPP a Texan

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My husband’s family has been in Texas so long that if you walk into the Alamo, there’s a quote by one of his ancestors up on the back wall (“Let me give my life for Texas” – Tapley Holland). Mine … Continue reading

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KY Judge Rules Lawyers Can’t Speak Freely

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Check out the interesting blog post from lawyer Jennifer Lubinski’s Work Product blog about the Kentucky Bar Association’s decision to constrain one lawyer’s free speech rights after he wrote letters to the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission alleging fundraising violations.  The local bar … Continue reading

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Online Review Lawsuits: Sometimes the Truth Isn’t Enough

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Today, I ran a Google search for the phrase “sued for online review.” The search engine returned 9.4 million results in 17 seconds. I’ve been running that search regularly for the last couple of years, and the numbers keep growing. … Continue reading

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