Libel Slander Defamation



Slander and Libel are forms of defamation of character. This is the publication of false statements about an individual that cause harm to the individual's reputation or character. Publication happens when the statement, in writing, orally, or by electronic media, is received by at least one other person. Libel is written defamation, while slander is spoken defamation. Both are covered by state laws, which generally require the false statements to be intentional. Proof of the truth of the defamation is generally a complete defense in a civil action for libel or slander. Only factual misrepresentations are considered libel or slander. Expressions of opinion are not. Please read on to find a slander, defamation or libel attorney or access more information about defamation law here in our libel, slander and defamation practice center.

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defamation slander/Harassment
If I end up meeting the dead lines of Defamation slander, Can I sue for harassment over the video? & how many years do I have for that time, until it is up? & If someone doesnt take my case of defamation slander, what could be the problem with it not being taken? If whenever I have all the proof & etc? Thank u!
A nude picture of me asleep was sent to my husband that I did not consent to. Is this illegal?
It was my husband's ex-wife's boyfriend that took the picture and sent it to my husband saying he had slept with me, which was a lie, after I stayed at their house one night. We were all drunk and I passed out. I believe they did it to try to have the upper hand in any further court proceedings involving custody.
How does one go about filing a libel, slander, and defamation lawsuit?
During a master's level internship, slanderous and degamation statements were made to my university affecting my ability to finish up the last 10 weeks of 4 years of course work. The internship site also did not live up to the university's expectations.
Can I sue someone for sending emails to my employer telling untruths about me?
Was approach by the owner of my company and ask if someone had a vandetta against me. When I replied not that I know of he showed me an email that he received stating I am the scum of the earth and had been involved in a law suit involving my former employer. All untrue. I do know the person who sent the email.
Cyber Harassment
I've been stalked, bullied & harassed online for 2 months by two particular women on Twitter. I've blocked them & have not been engaging them per Twitter policy. Every day I am reporting their Tweets that mention my name or anything that has to do w/me. Twitter has warned one of them 2 times, suspended her & she came back w/new ID and continues to harass & bully me. The other woman has been warned also but continues. They try to scare me & others by stating they will dox us, release our personal info & so forth. I know for a fact that both women have been reported for stalking,harassing, bullying by at least a dozen other users on Twitter. It still continues. This is not a 1 time thing, it has been going on for MONTHS. I need advice on how to make it stop. I am afraid for my life, my family's life and I am not the only one they stalk, harass & bully.We are adults & not kids and don't know where to go for help to get it stopped. Please advise! Thank you!
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