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New at the Tennessee Free Speech Blog

By Daniel Horwitz:

As readers of this blog will be aware, its editor has expanded its focus to topics well beyond the Tennessee Supreme Court.  In an effort to focus coverage on free speech issues, the author has also started a separate blog—the Tennessee Free Speech Blog—devoted specifically to free speech cases across Tennessee.  Recent posts from that blog are linked below:

Tennessee Free Speech Blog:

Second-Ever Anti-SLAPP Petition Granted Under the Tennessee Public Participation Act, $26,500.00 in Attorney’s Fees and Sanctions Awarded to Prevailing Defendant

Defending Against Malicious Prosecution Claims in Tennessee

Not With a Bang, But With a Whimper: Strip Club and Valet Parking Company’s SLAPP-Suit Against Neighbors, Councilman Ends Quietly After Total Loss in Five Separate Courts

Fired Preschool Teacher Loses Defamation, False Light Claims Against Church Preschool Due to Common Interest Privilege, Absence of Damages

Clumsy court ruling allows SLAPP-suit to move forward against State Representative John Mark Windle

Tennessee Court of Appeals: You (Still) Can’t Sue People For What They Say During Judicial Proceedings

Tennessee Court of Appeals to Public Officials: Get Ready For Loads of Libel Lawsuits

Knoxville News Sentinel, Reporter Jamie Satterfield Win Dismissal of Defamation Lawsuit

First-Ever Anti-SLAPP Petition In Tennessee Granted in Lawsuit Regarding Negative Yelp Review

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