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

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Jenelle is accusing them of "defamation of character, libel and slander," and she's also claiming that her co-stars have made "false and defamatory statements" against her and her husband, David Eason.
Rhys' dad Stephen, who earlier this week spoke for the first time about Little Boy Blue, told the ECHO: "Jeff said to me that reports said Mercer might sue for defamation of character - but Jeff rightly said he hasn't got any character.
Coverage for libel and slander, defamation of character or invasion of privacy to protect client's online activity on blogs and social media
The court rejected the suit, ruling Kylycdaroy-lu had not committed defamation of character against Erdoy-an and was within the limits of freedom of expression.
"There is defamation of character without question, so I would expect compensation in that sense, and also a public apology from the conservation service and possibly the attorney general as well." He is also asking for the return of all regalia confiscated.
And recently, in a lawsuit from former agent, Jay Dobyns, accusing BATF of defamation of character and breach of contract, the judge was so incensed by the actions of government lawyers that he barred 17 DOJ lawyers from his court and suggested that, along with BATF acting in a vindictive and "Kafkaesque" manner toward their own agent, prosecutors and BATF might have engaged in perjury and fraud upon the court.
They added: "I did take one down as they were moaning about how they believed their car had now been cloned because of the picture and had caused defamation of character.
She went on: "It's defamation of character and as great father and a humongously good man and all the work he does for Britain won't stand by and let him have his character defamed to this level."
As a part of a mutually agreed upon court settlement of a defamation of character lawsuit, blogger David Jenkins has apologized to Bishop Michael Bird of the diocese of Niagara "for any suffering he has experienced as a result of blog postings" on his blog, Anglican Samizdat.
Ruth Miriam Bradley: "He should sue for discrimination and defamation of character! Disabled people are protected by law and epilepsy is a disability!
Actually I don't think a husband can sue his wife for defamation of character.
Evelyn Pullo, who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president, saw WWI, Woman's Suffrage, the beginning and ending of Prohibition, the Great Depression and 17 presidencies, feels that an article appearing in the Niagara Falls Reporter entitled "Memorial Acted Appropriately In Demolishing 'Historic' Site" (3/19/13), was practically a "defamation of character."
The Iranian girls, accused by Reuters of being assassins, say the damage has already been done and they are now taking legal action against the agency for defamation of character.
Caplette of Southbridge, based on a claim of defamation of character and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
In the cases where owners can prove they have already paid, there is perhaps justification for defamation of character charges and other legal action.