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United States defamation law - Wikipedia

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The origins of the United States' defamation laws pre-date the American Revolution; one influential case in 1734 involved John Peter Zenger and established ...

Defamation Law: The Basics - FindLaw

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Defamation law, for as long as it has been in existence in the United States, has had to walk a fine line between the right to freedom of speech and the right of a ...

Defamation Law Made Simple | Nolo.com

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Defamation law tries to balance competing interests: On the one hand, people should not ruin others' lives by telling lies about them; but on the other hand, ...

Defamation Law - Guide to Libel and Slander Law - HG.org

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Defamation Law falls under Tort Law. It refers to false statements about a person, communicated as fact to one or more other persons by an individual or entity ...

Online Defamation Law | Electronic Frontier Foundation

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The Bloggers' FAQ on Online Defamation Law provides an overview of defamation (libel) law, including a discussion of the constitutional and statutory privileges ...

Defamation | Wex Legal Dictionary / Encyclopedia | LII / Legal ...

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Under the common law, private defamation claims were actional per se, meaning that a defendant could be held liable for saying something that defamed the ...

Defamation Laws In The United States - Kelly / Warner

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In the United States, federal defamation law is closely tied to the First Amendment . As a result, federal slander and libel laws are more defendant-friendly in the ...

When to Sue for Defamation, Slander, and Libel - Black's Law ...

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Defamation of character is an offense for which a complainant may be eligible to bring another party to civil court. There are two types of defamation: spo.

How Do You Prove a Defamation of Character Claim? - Black's Law ...

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Defamation of character is a term that is used to describe when false statement is written or spoken about an individual with the intent of harming or slan.

Defamation - Legal Dictionary | Law.com

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defamation. n. the act of making untrue statements about another which damages his/her reputation. If the defamatory statement is printed or broadcast over the ...