Normand Landry

Normand Landry is a professor at Télé-université (TÉLUQ, Université du Québec) and a researcher at the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Communication, Information and Society.

  • Threatening Democracy

    SLAPPs and the Judicial Repression of Political Discourse

    By Normand Landry     April 2014

    Threatening Democracy is an introduction to the phenomenon of judicial intimidation used against socially and politically active citizens. Strategic lawsuits against public participation (also known by the acronym SLAPP) involve the deliberate use of judicial procedures as tools for intimidation, censorship and political reprisal in the context of social and political debates.