DUGAS v. ROBBINS | No. BACV2008-491 | Mass. Sup. Ct. Nov. 7, 2008 | The Cyberlaw Clinic prepared this amicus brief (pdf) and submitted it to the Massachusetts Superior Court in Barnstable on behalf of Citizen Media Law Project, joined by Online News Association, Media Bloggers Association, New England Press Association, and Globe Newspaper Company. Amici argued that the Massachusetts anti-SLAPP statute applies to all parties who engage in petitioning activities, including members of the news media and professional bloggers. The court denied permission to file the brief.