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Ontario’s new anti-SLAPP legislation was tested in the Court of Appeal, with six rulings released recently, four of which were deemed strategic lawsuits against public participation. Do you think anti-SLAPP legislation is working well?
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Total Votes: 18
Poll Results
Yes, if a defendant can bring an anti-SLAPP motion at the beginning of the trial before they have filed a statement of defence, it promotes expression on matters of public interest.
No, in earlier cases involving anti-SLAPP motions, many felt the legislation was interpreted in a way that made it too easy for the defendants to earn a dismissal.
Start Voting: 9/4/2018|End Voting: 9/10/2018
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