Differences between libel and slander

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Compare and contrast the fundamental differences between libel and slander, and provide one (1) example of each term in question which demonstrates the key differences between them. 100 words or more

May 7th, 2015

Slander and libel are both types of defamation, which refers to statements that damage another person's reputation. While there are similarities, each focuses on different types of defamation strategy. The primary difference between slander and libel is that libel is the written or otherwise printed public defamation of a person or entity, while slander is the spokendefamation of a person or entity. Slander can also include bodily gestures while libel can include published photographs.

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http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-the-difference-between-slander-and-libel.htm#didyouknowout

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