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Libel and Slander

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Libel and slander are two types of defamation claims that involve lies and/or intentional deception They are both torts (that is, civil wrongs concerning behavior that has caused another harm) that involve defamation, that is, the communication of false information about ...

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