Cold Spring is a city in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,975 at the 2000 census. It is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city was thrust in the national spotlight on September 24, 2003 when then 15-year-old Jason McLaughlin shot and killed two classmates in the Rocori High School shooting.

Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Cold Spring Minnesota

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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 Minnesota

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