SLAPP

Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation; lawsuit usually alleging defamation, arising out of comment on a matter of public concern.

Fraser v Saanich (District) (1999), 5 MPLR (3d) 80 (BCSC)

Chris Tollefson, “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation: Developing a Canadian Response” (1994) 72 Canadian Bar Review 200