Cornwall is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 1,434 at the 2000 census. In 1939 poet Mark Van Doren wrote "The Hills of Little Cornwall", a short poem in which the beauties of the countryside were portrayed as seductive: The mind, eager for caresses, Lies down at its own risk in Cornwall;

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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 Connecticut

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