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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Booneville Mississippi

Booneville is a city in Prentiss County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 8,625 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Prentiss County. Booneville is home to Northeast Mississippi Community College, which has an annual enrollment in excess of 6,000 students. The community college services five counties: Prentiss, Tippah, Alcorn, Union, and Tishomingo. Booneville is also the birthplace of Congressman Travis W. Childers.

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 Mississippi

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