Dickinson v. Cosby

(California Court of Appeal) – Affirmed. Plaintiff claimed that Defendant, Cosby, raped her in 1982. Defendant responded by claiming Plaintiff was lying in several press releases. Plaintiff filed suit for defamation. Cosby moved to strike the complaint under the anti-SLAPP statute. The trial court denied Cosby’s motion to strike and the appeals court held that none of Plaintiff’s claims were barred by the anti-SLAPP statute.