Ruttlen

Ruttlen v. County of Los Angeles, 2011 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 2389

In a prior appeal, the court affirmed the trial court’s grant of the anti-SLAPP motion filed by GMSR’s client, the County of Los Angeles, and remanded the case for an award of fees to the County. After the briefing on the fee motion was ostensibly

Jul 01, 2009 Anti-SLAPP Law
Ruttlen v. County of Los Angeles, 2009 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 5406

Anti-SLAPP law covers public officials’ statements to press and Board of Supervisors; protected by official-duty, official proceeding and common-interest privileges

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