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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Foxworth Mississippi

Foxworth is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Mississippi, United States. It is located near the intersection of U.S. Highway 98 and Mississippi Highway 35, approximately three miles southwest of Columbia along the west bank of the Pearl River. The community is named after Frank A. Foxworth, one of the first settlers in the area. Foxworth is part of the Marion County School District and is the site of three campuses – West Marion Primary School (Grades K-3), West Marion Elementary (Grades 4-6), and West Marion High School (Grades 7-12) – that serve students in the rural areas of western Marion County.

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...