Stony Brook is a hamlet located in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, which is on Long Island. The population was 13,727 at the 2000 census.

Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Stony Brook New York

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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 New York

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