Defamation, Libel and Slander
- Defamation, Libel, and Slander
Read this article to find out the history behind defamation claims such as libel and slander; and to get an idea about where this field might go in age of the Internet.
- Defamation Law: The Basics
Learn about the basics of defamation law: from the elements that make a defamation claim, to the policy considerations in defamation law, to the rights different speakers have to make potentially defamatory statements.
- Elements of Libel and Slander
Find out all the different elements you will have to prove if you bring a defamation case. This article has in-depth definitions, explanations, and frequently occurring examples.
- Fault Required for Defamation
Just because someone says something defamatory does not mean that she “published” the statement and is “at fault.” Find out more about these confusing definitions while reading this article.
- Defenses to Libel and Slander
What can you do if someone accuses you of making a defamatory statement? There are a number of defenses to assert, and this article explains each one of them so you can protect yourself.
- Time Limits to File a Defamation Lawsuit
Defamation is governed by state laws, and each state has a different time limit in which you can bring suit. Check this page to find the time limits in your state.