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October 2022

Colorado Trial Court Dismisses Baseless Libel Suit Against Newspaper

Third Ruling to Apply SLAPP Act to News Media

By Steven D. Zansberg
A state trial court judge granted the anti-SLAPP motion of the Northglenn-Thornton Sentinel newspaper and dismissed a libel suit brought by a pro se plaintiff who claimed he was defamed by an article recounting his run-ins with the law arising from his protests at two Islamic religious centers.