Tuesday, July 16, 1996 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Sweatshop Summit
1996-07-16

Corporate Power and Getting Sued for Speaking Out

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

We look at corporate power from another angle: SLAPP suits. The term was coined by two University of Denver professors. It stands for "strategic lawsuits against public participation." And they’ve written a book about it. It’s called SLAPPS: Getting Sued for Speaking Out. They join us now from Boulder, Colorado.

GUEST: George Pring is Professor of Law at the University of Denver

Penelope Canan is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Denver.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    2014-0730_siegman1
    "A Slaughter of Innocents": Henry Siegman, a Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace, on Gaza
    Today, a special with Henry Siegman, the former executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League. Henry Siegman was born in 1930 in Frankfurt, Germany. Three years later, the Nazis came to power. After fleeing Nazi troops in Belgium, his family eventually moved to the United States. His father was a leader of the European Zionist movement, pushing for the creation of a Jewish state. In...

Headlines

    There are no headlines for this date.


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.