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California Annual Legal Update – Chicago, IL
Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Waldorf Astoria Chicago
2:00 PM Check-in and networking
2:30 PM Seminar
4:30 PM Reception
In Park v. Bd. Trustees Cal. State Univ. (SC S229728 5/4/17), the California Supreme Court held a defendant bringing a special motion to strike a plaintiff’s claims, which are based on the defendant’s engagement in protected activity pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure §425.16 (more commonly known as an “anti-SLAPP” motion to strike), must show the defendant’s speech or petitioning activity itself is the wrong complained of, and not just evidence of liability or a step leading to a different act for which liability is asserted. The high Court noted a claim is not subject to a motion to strike simply because it contests an action or decision that was arrived at following speech or petitioning activity, or that was thereafter communicated by means of speech or petitioning activity.READ MORE