Georgia’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Limited

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 5 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

A recent opinion from the DeKalb County State Court, currently certified for appeal with the Supreme Court of Georgia, included a reminder that the protections afforded by Georgia’s anti-SLAPP statute have limits. Georgia’s anti-SLAPP statute, O.C.G.A. § 9-11-11.1, provides judicial protection to, among other things, media stories related to government investigations, as well as to all speech related to petitioning a government entity for redress. But earlier this month, the DeKalb…
By: Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
Source: JDSupra

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