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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Cleveland Mississippi

Cleveland is a city in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 13,841 at the 2000 census. It is best known as the home of Delta State University. In addition, Cleveland has a fairly large commercial economy, with numerous restaurants, stores, and services along U.S. Highway 61. The city is served by the newspaper, The Bolivar Commercial. Cleveland is one of the two county seats (the other being Rosedale) of Bolivar County, Mississippi, which was named for the South American liberator Simon Bolivar.

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...