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defamation

de fuh may shuhn

  • n  a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
  • n  an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

  • Douglas warded off a defamation suit with an out of court settlement.
  • In a defamation suit, the lawyers charged each other with character assassination.
  • The defendant accused that the defamation case was not being decided by evidence but through a media trial.
News & Articles

  • 'Pink slime' lawsuit heads back to state court
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday moved a South Dakota beef processing company's defamation lawsuit against ABC News back to state court.
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • 'Pink slime' lawsuit heads back to state court
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday moved a South Dakota beef processing company's defamation lawsuit against ABC News back to state court.
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Fine pursues defamation suit against ESPN
    Former Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine has filed a $11 million defamation lawsuit against ESPN, according to a report.        
    June 12, 2013 - The Morning Call
Quotes

  • Moshe Katsav in Boston Globe
    Don't believe the libel, the defamation, the lies. There is only one truth ...... I am the target of one of the worst attacks in the history of the state of Israel,Katsav said, gesturing with a pointed finger, pounding on the podium and...
  • Bob Brown in Sydney Morning Herald
    Asked why he had not raised the matter in 2000, Senator Brown replied: "I didn't because it went nowhere and because in making, publishing an approach like that, the advice I got was that I would be open to defamation, a position that could be taken...
  • Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu in Inquirer.net
    The film is a deliberate act of discrimination against Muslims, incitement for hatred and an act of defamation of religions which is solely intended to incite and provoke unrest and intolerance among people of different religious beliefs,said...

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