SLAPP suits: an emerging obstacle to public interest environmental litigation in South Africa

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dc.contributor.author Murombo, Tumai
dc.contributor.author Valentine, Heinrich
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-19T08:28:29Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-19T08:28:29Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation 2011 SAJHR en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0258-7203
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/11699
dc.description.abstract One of the strategies to protect the environment is through public interest environmental litigation supported by democratic participation in environmental decision making. However, there are emerging threats to such litigation including strategic litigation against public participation (SLAPP suits). Courts should use existing procedural and substantive legal tools to protect litigants faced with SLAPP suits. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Juta en_ZA
dc.subject Public interest litigation, Environmental litigation, Environmental rights, SLAPP suits en_ZA
dc.title SLAPP suits: an emerging obstacle to public interest environmental litigation in South Africa en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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