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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Mayersville Mississippi

Mayersville is a town in Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 795 at the 2000 census. Mayersville was after David Mayer, on whose plantation the town was built. It is the county seat of Issaquena County. One of its more famous inhabitants was Unita Blackwell, Mississippi's first black female mayor, who was elected in 1977. She became president of the U.S. National Conference of Black Mayors.

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...