When I began drafting my Note, “See Ya in Boston, Bruh”: Making the Link Between the Right to Petition, Activism, and the Massachusetts Anti-SLAPP Statute, in September 2017, democracy was in the midst of a decade-long global recession. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index, the United States’ democratic status was particularly precarious. Plagued by high levels of distrust in political institutions and low levels of political participation, the United States dropped in rank from a full democracy to a flawed democracy—joining the ranks of over fifty countries, including Guatemala, Thailand, and Sierra Leone. Read More
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Professor Jennifer Taub is a legal scholar and advocate, devoted to making complex business law topics engaging inside and outside of the classroom. Her research and writing focuses on corporate governance, banking and financial market regulation, and white collar crime. Similarly, her advocacy centers on “follow the money” matters—promoting transparency and opposing corruption.
Matthew B. Harrison is an arts, entertainment, media attorney who works with artists and media creators to protect and monetize their content. Harrison's primary position has been as General Counsel to Talkers Magazine and its related media productions since graduating WNE Law in 2005. Harrison also is an adjunct professor at WNE Law teaching "Legal Issues in Digital Media" and "Entertainment Law." Harrison, his wife Meghan, son Oliver, and dachshund Schnapps, all reside in Springfield.
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