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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Sturgis Mississippi

Sturgis is a town in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 206 at the 2000 census. Sturgis, Mississippi has hosted "Sturgis South", an all-bike motorcycle rally for the past 10 years. According to Scott Smith, former Mayor of Sturgis, in 2005 around 20,000 visitors attended that year's rally. The most recent was August 18–20, 2006 and features the music of Little Feat, Confederate Railroad, 38 Special and Charlie Daniels.

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...