Grade: D

Maine has a weak anti-SLAPP law. It was enacted in 1995.

Jurisdiction Statute or Case Law? Any Forum? Any Public Issue? Mandatory Attorney Fees/Costs? Additional Burden? Amendment After Grant? Amendment While Pending? Immediate Appeal?
Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 14 section 556 (2011) Y Y ? ? Y

ME. REV. STAT. ANN. tit. 14 § 556 (1995)

Statements made before a government body or proceeding; or in connection with an issue under review by a government body; or reasonably likely to encourage review by government; or reasonably likely to enlist public participation to effect consideration; or any other statement within constitutional right of petition, are protected.

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