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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Dillingham Alaska

Dillingham, also known as Curyung and (for the southwestern section) Kanakanak, is a city in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska, United States. According to the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, as of 2008 the population of the city is estimated to be 2,347.

What is defamation libel and slander law?

Defamation is any statement, whether written or oral, that injures the good name or reputation of another person. For a statement to be defamatory, it must not be true.

A defamation designed to be read is libel. Libel also may include harmful statements in a fixed medium, especially writing but also a picture, sign, or electronic broadcast.

An oral defamation is slander. Slander is a harmful statement in a transitory form, especially speech.

Answers to defamation libel and slander law issues in Alaska

The term defamation refers to a false statement made about someone or some organization that is damaging to their...