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words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

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

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One might argue that, most of these authors being churchmen, they believed that moral law and religion were the most efficient way to deter people from slandering, especially at a time when the law on slander was unsatisfactory and the division of roles between courts was unclear.
Following a criminal complaint the consultant's lawyer lodged before the Dubai Public Prosecution, the 35-year-old Indian employee was accused of verbally slandering her Pakistani colleague.
So you can imagine the punishment for slandering the chaste women of a whole country.
Summary: The Lebanese Army said Tuesday it has begun legal action to prosecute Akkar MP Mouin Merhebi for attacking the military establishment and slandering its command.
The juxtaposition of the Miriam case study and the subsequent leprosy and isolation of Miriam suggests a causal connection--just as she was punished with leprosy for slandering Moses, so too, in general, leprosy is a punishment for slander.
Summary: Amanda Knox is to stand trial for allegedly slandering policemen during the investigation into the killing of her British flatmate.
Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has urged Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to stop slandering the Jews, according to an article published on the U.
Yesterday in Perugia, she faced accusations of slandering Italian police while on trial for the murder.
A Kuwaiti journalist has been sentenced to six months in prison for slandering the Prime Minister, according to a report by Reporters Without Borders.
Summary: A Beirut court has ruled in favor of the Lebanese superstar Najwa Karam, who filed a case against the journalist Nidal Al Ahmadyeh for slandering her
Shortly after the teacher was fired, the school informed the Sills family, including the sophomore student, that they were no longer welcome at Loretto on the grounds that their actions included "taunts, threats, and verbal abuse directed against members of the school community, as well as a mass e-mail camapign slandering the school's reputation as a Catholic institution.