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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Odessa New York

Odessa is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. The population was 617 at the 2000 census. The Village of Odessa is in western side of the Town of Catharine near the town line and is shared with the Town of Montour. Odessa is north of Elmira, New York.

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 New York

The term defamation refers to a false statement made about someone or some organization that is damaging to their...