Libel is any defamation that can be seen, such as a writing, movie or statue. Slander is any defamation that is spoken and heard. Libel and slander are civil wrongs that harm a reputation.The injury to one’s good name or reputation is affected through written or spoken words or visual images. The laws governing these torts are identical.
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