Thursday, October 12, 2006

Novartis v. Stop Huntington Animal Cruelty (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 12, 2006)

Ever wonder what it'd be like to be a "target" -- someone who other people really were out to get? Then read the first seven pages of this opinion by Justice Haerle. Justice Haerle does an outstanding job of articulating what a nightmare it would be to be targeted by the animal rights activists here. (Mind you, you're still better off than the animals, but that's a whole different story.) As well as providing ample support for the relatively straightforward (in my view, at least) proposition that engaging in illegal conduct that borders on terrorism isn't a constitutionally protected act that gives rise to a valid anti-SLAPP motion.

Definitely worth five minutes of your time.