Senate Bill 1095 (SLAPP Suits)

Public Hearing on Senate Bill 1095 (SLAPP Suits)

Thursday, April 24, 2014
9:30 a.m.
Philadelphia Bar Association
1101 Market Street, Philadelphia
11th Floor Conference Center

Agenda


9:30 a.m.
Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf, Chairman (opening statement)
Senator Lawrence M. Farnese, Sponsor (opening statement)

9:35 a.m.
David Kairys, Professor, Beasley School of Law, Temple University
Andy Hoover, Legislative Director, ACLU of Pennsylvania
Paula K. Knudsen, Director of Legal Affairs, and Melissa Melewsky, Media Law Counsel, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

10:15 a.m.
Steve Huntington, Crosstown Coalition
Joe Schiavo, former Old City Civic Association
Matt Ruben, Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association
Joe Marino, Passyunk Square Civic Association
Barbara Cappozi, Packer Park Civic Association

11:00 a.m.
Jenny Stevens and Garen Maguerian, Esquire
Angelique Smith
Haley Dervines

Additional Written Testimony:

Bella Vista Neighbors Association Board
David Searles
Jared Klein
Peter Gold
Richard Thom
Jeff Hornstein
Patricia Brennan
Jerrold Moss
Peter Zutter
Gregory Damis
Christopher Durham
Margaret Berlin
Lucia Esther
Sean Kelly
John Morley
Evan Mascagni