Libel  

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This page Libel is part of the censorship series. Illustration: a close-up of a mouth in the film The Big Swallow (1901)
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This page Libel is part of the censorship series.
Illustration: a close-up of a mouth in the film The Big Swallow (1901)

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defamation, slander
  1. A written (notably as handbill) or pictorial statement which unjustly seeks to damage someone's reputation.
  2. The act or crime of displaying such a statement publicly.
    Did Betty Bowers commit libel when she called President Bush a flaming homosexual on her website?

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