defamatory words

See: slander
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When ycten learned Kylyc works for Today's Zaman, ycten used defamatory words such as "servant of Israel" and "Israeli spy" while Kylyc said he chose to remain silent.
It has been alleged that Kejriwal had uttered defamatory words and had accused the then Dikshit government of stalling Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission's move to cut power tariff by 23 per cent in 2010.
Imran had even used defamatory words against the judiciary, which was unfair and unfortunate.
The idea that mere defamatory words can lead to jail in Canada today seems unwarranted in a liberal democratic society which places high value on free speech.
This has led the courts to hold that when defamatory words are transmitted using the Internet, this will vitiate the availability of any qualified privilege that would otherwise have immunized the defendant from liability under traditional defamation principles, and substantially increase any resulting award of damages.
In its claim, HPGPL is seeking damages and an injunction to restrain the defendants from further publishing the alleged defamatory words.
61) Justice Southin, writing for the majority, (62) framed the question as whether the defence of fair comment requires that the defendant honestly believe what he or she subjectively intended to convey by the defamatory words or statement, or that the defendant honestly believe the objective meaning of the words or statement as found by the trier of fact.
It prohibits "false of defamatory words or language which shall injure or impair" the virtuous and chaste reputation of any woman over the age of 12.
Kohl-Welles, a Democrat, has introduced a bill to overturn the law, which made it a misdemeanor to slander any female older than 12 by uttering "any false or defamatory words or language which shall injure or impair the reputation of any such female for virtue or chastity or which shall expose her to hatred, contempt, or ridicule.
In its claim HPGPL is seeking damages and an injunction to restrain the defendants from further publishing the alleged defamatory words.
Robina, in her notice which she served under Section 8 of the Defamation Ordinance 2002, claimed that defamatory words were used against her in the programme.
According to the suit, the defamatory words and statements are in the reports by Mr.