A phrase-by-phrase examination of the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act, including insights as to why the drafting committee of the Uniform Law Commission chose particular drafting language for what is hoped will become a uniform Anti-SLAPP law throughout the United States.
About the Author
Jay D. Adkisson is a managing partner of the law firm of Adkisson Pitet LLP and is admitted to practice law in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. A 1988 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, with honors, and a member of the Oklahoma Law Review, Jay has twice been an expert witness to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and is currently the Forbes.com contributor on wealth preservation issues. Jay has also served as an ABA Advisor to the drafting committees of the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act, the Uniform Protected Series Act, the Uniform Registration of Canadian Money Judgments Act, and the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act. He has also served as the Chair of the American Bar Association Committees on Captive Insurance and on Insurance and Financial Products. His books include Asset Protection Concepts & Strategies (McGraw-Hill 2004), Adkisson's Captive Insurance Companies (iUniverse 2007), and The Charging Order Practice Guide (Am.Bar.Assoc. 2018). Jay is an honorary member of the California Association of Judgment Professionals, a Hall of Fame member of the National Association of Estate Planning Councils, and a Fellow of the American College of LLC and Partnership Attorneys. His law practice is in the area of creditor-debtor law and captive insurance litigation.Carl A. Berthold Jr is and associate attorney with the law firm Adkisson Pitet LLP and is admitted to practice law in California.