Hoonah is a Tlingit community on Chichagof Island in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 860. Its name means "village by the cliff" in the Tlingit language.

Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Hoonah Alaska


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 Alaska

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