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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Mize Mississippi

Mize is a town in Smith County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 285 at the 2000 census. The town hosts The Mize Watermelon Festival every July. The town used to be known as the capitol of Sullivan's Hollow. It has long had a colorful history known for feuds and lawlessness. On April 6, 2005, an F-3 tornado struck Mize High School, a pillar of the Mize community. The school's second floor was ripped off by sheer force of wind and the entire structure was severely damaged. Re-construction efforts were completed in 2007 under the supervision of school principal David Burris.

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...