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Entries Labeled: Libel and Slander (5)

 

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Damages

Definition of Damages The award by court or prior mutual agreement for a breach of contract. In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Damages : A sum of money awarded by a court as compensation for a tort or a breach of contract. Damages are usually a [...]

Categories: Criminal law, D, and su1. Tags: Clinical Negligence, Criminal Law, DA, Damages, Dangerous, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Practice Terms, Libel and Slander, Long Read, Most Popular, Procedural Law, Professional Negligence, Real Estate, and Remedies.



Rumor

Meaning of Rumor The following is an old definition of Rumor [1]: Popular report. In England, and in some of the States, it has been held that in an action of slander, under the general issue, the defendant may prove, in mitigation of damages, that when the words were uttered a general rumor [...]

Categories: Criminal law, R, and su1. Tags: Criminal Law, Libel and Slander, and RU.