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Maryland has a weak anti-SLAPP law. It was enacted in 2004.

Jurisdiction Statute or Case Law? Any Forum? Any Public Issue? Mandatory Attorney Fees/Costs? Additional Burden? Amendment After Grant? Amendment While Pending? Immediate Appeal?
Maryland Md. Code Ann., Cts. & Jud. Proc. 5-807 (2011) Y Y Y ? Y ?

MD. CODE ANN. CTS. & JUD. PROC. § 5-807 (2004)

Communications with a government body or public regarding any matter within the authority of a government body, if made without constitutional malice, are protected.

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