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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Brandon South Dakota

Brandon is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States and is the largest suburb of Sioux Falls. The population was 5,693 at the 2000 census. However, the 2008 Census Bureau population estimate showed the population at 8,757. The population of the Brandon zip code has grown from 7,058 in 2000 to 8,855 in 2007.

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 South Dakota

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