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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Steens Mississippi

Steens is an unincorporated village in Lowndes County in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Steens is located at 33°33′48″N 88°18′58″W / 33.56333°N 88.31611°W / 33.56333; -88.31611 northeast of Columbus. According to the United States Geological Survey, a variant name is Jamisons Mill.

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...