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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Rosedale Mississippi

Rosedale is a city in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 2,414 at the 2000 census. It is the same "Rosedale" that bluesman Robert Johnson referenced in his song "Traveling Riverside Blues. " Locals claim that Johnson sold his soul to the Devil at the intersection of Mississippi state highways 1 and 8, on the south end of town, and that he tells this story metaphorically in "Cross Road Blues. " However, a number of other Delta municipalities claim that the transaction took place in or near their boundaries.

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...