Civil suits for defamation of character can be brought if a plaintiff can establish that a statement was made about him that was published, false, injurious and unprivileged, accor...
Defamation—also calumny, vilification, and traducement—is the communication
of a false statement that harms the reputation of an individual person, business, ... More »
Defamation of character occurs when someone makes a false statement about
you that causes you some type of harm. The statement must be published ...
is the act of harming the reputation of another by making a false statement to another person. Libel is the legal term for a written defamatory statement; slander is the legal term for an oral statement.
If the statement is true, it does not harm the perso... More »
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 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.
legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Defamation of character
Defamation. Any intentional false communication, either written or spoken, that
harms a person's reputation; decreases the respect, regard, or confidence in ...
"Defamation" is a catch-all term for any statement that hurts someone's reputation
. Written defamation is called "libel," and spoken defamation is called "slander.
One essential element in any defamation action is that the defendant published ...
A communication that reflects negatively on the plaintiff's character, morality, ...