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By Tristan 

Corrector removes questionable comments

 


Corrector removes questionable

comments

Editor:

After some legal prompting, the Havre Daily Corrector has removed "alleged slanderous references" from their website. Since the word "slander" is defined as "defamation by oral utterance rather than by writing," the Corrector should have said they had removed alleged libelous materials. "Libel" is "defamation by written or printed words." Whether libel or slander, a defamatory statement is "to misrepresent damagingly," or "without reasonable care," according to www. abbotlaw.com.

As defined by Sanford H Kadish, my much-admired criminal law...



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