OpenJurist

Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Spencer Idaho

Spencer is a city in Clark County, Idaho, United States. The population was 38 at the 2000 census. The city is noted as being the "Opal Capital of America". Travellers passing through Spencer along I-15 may stop to purchase rough or polished opal at one of the many local shops. The mine is located 5–6 miles outside of town. Spencer opal is polished into cabochons known as singlets, doublets or triplets. Singlets are the most prized of the Spencer cabs, because they are the most difficult to create as the color usually shows best when backings are used . Usually, finished Spencer opal will come with one backing (doublet) or with a backing and quartz dome (triplet). Finished Spencer opal are among the most spectactular opals in the world, rivaling the best Australian opal.

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 Idaho

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