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August 2022

Orange Crushed: D.C. Court Dismisses Politician’s SLAPP Suit

By Matthew Cate, Chad R. Bowman, and Charles D. Tobin
A D.C. politician failed to assert viable claims against a newspaper over coverage of his departure from government service and his “rocky” tenure at the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, a D.C. Superior Court judge ruled in August.