Anti-SLAPP Motion Practice

Jay Adkisson practices in the area of Anti-SLAPP motions. Jay was the originator of the proposal to the Uniform Law Commission of what later became the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA), which seeks to be a uniform Anti-SLAPP act throughout the United States.


Book On Anti-SLAPP Motions



Anti-SLAPP Law Modernized: The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA), by Jay Adkisson, available at Amazon.


Articles On Anti-SLAPP Laws

2024.06.06 ... The European Union Adopts Anti-SLAPP Directive

2024.06.02 ... Minnesota Adopts The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act

2024.05.11 ... Kentucky UPEPA Held Not Available In Federal Court In Peach

2024.05.01 ... Maine Adopts The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act

2024.02.17 ... Constitutionality Of Washington UPEPA In Thurman

2023.07.27 ... The New Jersey Legislature Adopts UPEPA

2023.05.10 ... Proposed Changes To The Texas Citizens Participation Act Will Undermine Free Speech Protections In The Lone Star State

2023.04.06 ... Uniform Public Expression Protection Act Adopted By Utah To Update Its Anti-SLAPP Laws

2023.03.27 ... Don’t Make A Mess Out Of The Texas Citizens Participation Act

2023.01.27 ... Squabbling Between Business Competitors Leads To UPEPA Motion In Washington State

2022.11.28 ... First UPEPA State Appellate Opinion Considers Political Speech In Jha v. Khan

2022.10.16 ... UPEPA Tested In Context Of Anti-SLAPP Dispute Over Psychic Conversions With A Dead Person In Al-Albustani

2022.09.30 ... Anti-SLAPP Laws And Actions By Or Against Attorneys Personally

2022.08.22 ... Stanford University Wins $149,596 In Attorneys Fees Against Project Veritas On UPEPA Special Motion To Strike

2022.05.27 ... First UPEPA Order Issued In Project Veritas Case

2022.04.29 ... UPEPA’s Commercial Speech Exception Examined For The First Time In Boshears

2022.04.18 ... Kentucky Adopts The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act

2021.09.28 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Construction And Uniformity

2021.09.13 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Costs, Attorney's Fees And Litigation Expenses

2021.08.25 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Appeal

2021.08.09 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Analysis And Dismissal

2021.06.22 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Proof And Evidence

2021.06.19 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: The Hearing And Ruling

2021.06.09 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: The Automatic Stay

2021.05.31 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: The Special Motion

2021.05.11 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Scope And Applicability

2021.04.30 ... Washington State Legislature Passes The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act

2021.03.15 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: The Three-Phase Analysis

2021.02.26 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Background And Underpinnings

2020.08.29 ... Federal Anti-SLAPP Legislation Re-Introduced In Congress But Needs Updating

2020.07.20 ... Uniform Law Commission Approves New Anti-SLAPP Law In Time For Consideration By New York Legislature

2017.10.31 ... Anti-SLAPP Statutory Oddities

2017.01.13 ... Minnesota Court Of Appeals Boots Clear And Convincing Anti-SLAPP Burden Of Proof

2015.08.29 ... A Call For A Uniform Anti-SLAPP Act

2021.06.22 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: Proof And Evidence

2021.06.19 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: The Hearing And Ruling

2021.06.09 ... The Uniform Public Expression Protection Act: The Automatic Stay


Past Speaking Appearances On Anti-SLAPP

2022.10.19 ... Phoenix, AZ ... Jay Adkisson spoke at the Arizona Bar's First Anti-SLAPP Symposium

2020.10.10 ... Webinar ... Jay Adkisson presented "Anti-SLAPP For Creditors" at the Annual Meeting of the California Association of Judgment Professionals