Thursday, 15 August 2019
quote [ Arpaio’s loss in Arizona’s Senate Republican primary is a fitting end to the public life of a truly sadistic man. ]
It was becoming part of the rightwings standard playbook to use littigate as pr. Fortunately we are getting to see the prime example of why that is a bad idea with this and the covington kids case. However, it also makes clear the need for a federal anti-slapp law. More articles in ext.
New York Times Moves To Dismiss Joe Arpaio's Defamation Lawsuit
covington catholic student lawsuit
If you haven't read much about defimation, this thread about Vic Mignogna v. FUNimation et al. Is a great master class in why defimation is a very hard suit to win, and why they often hurt more then help. Still, most people don't have the funds to defend against them and just bringing them can cause chaos in people's life.
in depth article about the vic case and the need for anti-slapp statutes