District of Columbia Struggling With Anti-SLAPP Law

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The District of Columbia instituted an anti-SLAPP procedure back in March but the judges are having a heck of a time figuring it out.

Judge Rufus G. King III of the D.C. Superior Court got it right. A local television station did a report on the ridiculous amounts of overtime that was being paid to certain government officials. In one reported case of a fire department Lieutenant, his annual salary was $90,000 but he had earned as much as $119,000 in overtime pay one year.

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