defamation

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Synonyms for defamation

Synonyms for defamation

Synonyms for defamation

an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

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He sued her for slander and libel, but the High Court ruled Ward's claims about Starr to be true, and ordered him to pay her legal bill.
Freddie Starr leaves the High Court, in London, at the start of a slander and libel claim against a woman who says he groped her when she was in the audience at a Jimmy Savile show when she was 15 years old
I recently sat down with New York Slander and Libel Attorney Nicholas Wooldridge, who shared some key examples of celebrities seeking compensation for being libeled or slandered, or both.
For the first time furious Peter, 37, will tell all at London's High Court as he sues his ex-wife for slander and libel in one of the most sensational showbiz trials.
A magistrate sued his daughter-in-law for slander and libel yesterday over a claim that he assaulted her and his baby grandson.
Second, the Idaho appellate court upheld the dismissal of Nampa's damages claim for slander and libel, ruling that 1) under the Idaho statute, a charter school is a governmental entity similar to a school district, and 2) under other classic Supreme Court precedents, (4) suing for slander or libel of government is similarly impermissible under the First Amendment.