Status: Denial of anti-SLAPP motion reversed, 127 Cal.App.4th 1006, 26 Cal.Rptr.3d 350 (2005).
Plaintiff candidates for public office alleged that defendants maintained two web sites -- www.geocities.com/bobvalenzuelasass and www.geocities.com/bobvalenzuelasass.isonfire.com -- which made several derogatory statements about plaintiffs, including that they were “dumb asses” and that one was an alcoholic and the other was a “deadbeat dad.” Defendants sought to get the case dismissed under
Links and Court Documents:
Case and documents: http://www.citmedialaw.org/threats/vogel-v-felice
Appeals Court decision: http://www.casp.net/cases/felice.html