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Pring, George W. (George William), 1942-

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Penelope Canan and George W. Pring's Research on Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP)

 Collection
Identifier: M204
Overview The Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) Collection documents the SLAPP involvement of the College of Law and Department of Sociology at the University of Denver. Included are materials describing the nature of a SLAPP lawsuit, research materials on SLAPP lawsuits throughout the United States, and research on possible future subjects of lawsuits.
Dates: 1980-1998

SLAPP-Happy, 1996

 File
Identifier: M204.0055.00002
Overview Paste-up of clipped graphics and phrases promoting Pring and Canan's book, SLAPPs : Getting sued for speaking out
Dates: 1996

"SLAPPs" -- "Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation" in Government -- Diagnosis and treatment of the Newest Civil Rights Abuse, 1993

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Identifier: M204.0024.0001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The SLAPP collection at the University of Denver includes are materials describing the nature of a SLAPP lawsuit, research materials on SLAPP lawsuits throughout the United States, and research on possible future subjects of lawsuits.
Dates: Publication: 1993

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation, 1988 December

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Identifier: M204.0024.0002.00004
Overview This is a study of attempts to use civil tort action to stifle political ezpression. These lawsuits claim injury resultin from citizen efforts to influence the government or sway voters on an issue of public significance. We call these cases "strategic lawsuits against public participation" (SLAPPs). We examine data from 100 lawsuits and divide them into three stages to highlight the moverment of the dispute between political and judicial arenas. In each phase, claims are made that reflect the...
Dates: Publication: 1988 December

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) : Publications, Journalistic Coverage and Conferences, 31 1994 May

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Identifier: M204.0024.0002.00005
Overview Project bibliography of research publshed in academic journals, plus television, radio, newspaper, magazine, newsletter, book, thesis, colloquia, workshop and governmental report coverage, 1986-1994.
Dates: 31 1994 May

Studying Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation : Mixing Quatitative and Qualitative Approaches. Research Note, 1988

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Identifier: M204.0024.0002.00003
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The SLAPP collection at the University of Denver includes are materials describing the nature of a SLAPP lawsuit, research materials on SLAPP lawsuits throughout the United States, and research on possible future subjects of lawsuits.
Dates: Publication: 1988

The Chilling Effect of SLAPPs: Legal Risk and Attitudes Toward Political Involvement, 1993

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Identifier: M204.0024.0002.00001
Overview SLAPPs, or "Strategic Lawsuits Against Pubic Participation," refer to the unconstitutional use of civil litigation as a tool to eliminate opposition in public policy debates. This paper looks at the chilling effect of SLAPPs on the encouragement that activists who know about SPLAPPS would giver others interested in becoming politically involved. Factorial survey data (vignette studies) suggest that SLAPP-savvy activists would advise other citizzens against speaking out. The results emphasize...
Dates: Publication: 1993