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Corporate Power and Getting Sued for Speaking Out

StoryJuly 16, 1996
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Guests
George Pring

Professor of Law at the University of Denver

Penelope Canan

Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Denver


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.


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