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Penelope Canan and George W. Pring's Research on Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP)
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.
Overview This article is about claims manipulation and the influence of context on the careers and outcomes of disputes. We exlore eleven cases in which civil tort action was used when citizen opponents petitioned the government (lawsuits called SLAPPs or "strategic lawsuits against public participatiom"). Rather than being totally contingent on interactional and situational factors, these disputes followed two general trajectories of transfomations, depending on whether they arose from an "internal" or...