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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Mississippi State Mississippi

Mississippi State, Mississippi is not an official government based city or town but is the official designated name for the area encompassing Mississippi State University, in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi within the city of Starkville. Its official United States Postal Service designation is "Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762".

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...