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The Evidentiary Standard under the anti-SLAPP Statute (Code Civ. Proc. §425.16): Sweetwater Union High School Dist. v. Gilbane Building Co. (2019)
Notwithstanding the statute’s relatively long history, California case law has focused almost entirely on the first prong addressing the application of the statute, i.e., whether the claim arises out of petitioning or other protected activity. Now, it seems the focus may have shifted to the applicable evidentiary standard.
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