Nevada

Grade: A

Nebraska has an excellent anti-SLAPP law. It was enacted in 1993 and amended in 2013.

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NEV. REV. STAT. §§ 41.635 – 41.670 (1993):

Communications aimed at procuring government outcome; or informing or complaining to government regarding matter reasonably of concern to the government body; or made in direct connection with issue under consideration by government body, that is truthful or made without knowledge of falsity are protected. Under NEV. REV. STAT. § 41.670(2), SLAPP defendant may bring a separate action (SLAPPback) to recover compensatory damages, punitive damages and attorney’s fees, and the costs of bringing the separate action.

Update: The statute was amended in 2013 to expand the breadth and scope of protected speech and other ways to strengthen the law. Read more here.


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