E.E. “Doc” Smith “Lensman” Series Author Defense of Free Speech

Represented (as lead trial counsel) daughter and heir of famed science fiction author, E. E. “Doc” Smith, when she was sued for writing a Letter to the Editor criticizing a comic book treatment of her father’s famous “Lensman” science fiction series.  In the first use of California’s anti-SLAPP law in 1992, Ms. Pritzker (as Executive Director/Counsel for the First Amendment Project, a non-profit public interest law firm) succeeded in having the lawsuit dismissed, with fees and costs awarded to her client.