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RIVERO v. AM. FED'N OF STATE, COUNTY, & MUN. EMPLOYEES, A097032

Denial of a special motion to strike a libel complaint pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16 (the Anti-SLAPP statute) is affirmed, as union did not meet its initial burden of establishing that the relevant, unlawful workplace activity was an issue of public interest.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/28/2003
  • Published 01/28/2003

Judges

  • HAERLE, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Cathy L. Arias,Richard A. Chavez, Burnham Brown, Oakland, Glenn Rothner, Emma Leheny, Ricardo Ochoa, Rothner, Segall & Greenstone, Pasadena, Attorneys for Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • William Campisi, Jr., Law Office of William Campisi, Jr., Berkeley, Attorneys for Respondent.
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