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Principal Investigator(s): Canan, Penelope; Pring, George W.
Summary: The objectives of this data collection were to capture the histories of complex, multiparty, political legal disputes, to measure political "chill," and to test a model of crossinstitutional disputing. A "Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation" (SLAPP) was defined as a lawsuit filed against citizens or groups exercising the right to petition the government. Each case violated the First Amendment right "to petition the government for a redress of grievances... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09485.v1
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