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    examining Descartes’ Cartesian method of doubt and his subsequent discovery of basic truths. Even though I do believe that Descartes concludes with a statement that is accurate: cogito ergo sum, there are areas of his proof that are susceptible to defamation. These objections discover serious error with Descartes’ method used in determining the aforementioned conclusion. In the first meditation, Descartes makes a conscious decision to search for “in each of them [his opinions] at least some reason

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    expression behind bars!! The concept of Criminal Defamation is a hot piece of cake in front of the Supreme Court. To get an insight, we need to know “what defamation is?” Defamation is derived from a Latin word ‘Diffamare’ which means ‘Spreading evil report about someone’. It causes damage to another person’s reputation. Defamation occurred in spoken words or gestures is slander, whereas if done in written or printed form, it's libel. Defamation is punishable as a civil wrong under The Law of Tort

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    that Proctor was afraid of becoming. He was a kind man who could not refuse support to partisans without drawing their deepest anger. In his presence a fool felt his foolishness instantly, consequently, a Proctor is always marked for slander and defamation(Miller, “The Crucible'; 20). Although he may come across as a steady mannered individual, Proctor is not an untroubled man. His was a sinner against his wife, a sinner against his community, a sinner against his own morals, and a sinner against

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    The World of Status From the beginning of time man has dealt with the issue of status. Status is measured through ones tangible items, money or job. Status was, is, and always will be equivalent to ones respect and power in society. During Shakespeares time a persons social standing was tied to the honor of ones family as well as ones company. Shakespeare created Borachio as a minor character who has a major impact on the plot. Borachio influences the play by being a member of Don Pedros company

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    New York Times

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    The New York Times v. Sullivan The 1st amendment gives us the freedom of speech, religion, petition and assembly. It also gives us the freedom of the press. The Press is granted the right to publish news, information and opinions without government getting involved. In this case, this right is questioned. New York Times V. Sullivan is an important landmark case because it protects the press from libel action for making false statements about public officials, unless, they were made with actual malice

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    When I graduate from college I want to be a reporter. I want to travel around the country and get the best news possible. There are problems that surround this profession. One problem is libel/ slander suits. Libel is posting comments about someone where other people can see it and trying to hurt their reputation by doing that. Slander is the same thing but it’s not written. Another problem is reporters refusing to reveal sources and being held in contempt of court. The last but not least problem

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    To start with, set in the 1960s this movie wouldn 't be depicting the south if it didn 't include the racial social problem. According to The Anti-Defamation League racism is the belief that a particular race is superior or inferior to another, that a person’s social and moral traits are predetermined by his or her inborn biological characteristics. Racism can be subtle , but not okay, or it can be presented in the biggest way possible. You have situations like in the movie where they’re completely

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    have his reputation preserved inviolate ". The present case also deals with the right to reputation. In this case, a Bollywood actress wants to file a defamation suit on another Bollywood actress who is accused of making a defamatory statement about her. "Defamation is a tort which protects reputation and the courts have stressed that defamation is the only appropriate action for the vindication of reputation." This paper gives her advice

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    The Pros and Cons of Laws Against Defamation

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    During the history defamation has developed in two ways; slander and libel. The law leading slander focused on oral statements and libel on written ones. By the 1500 English printers had to be licensed and had to be linked to the government as by that time it was believed that written word had possibility to give a risk to political strength. However when the times passed the law progressed and these days freedom of expression is a foundation of democratic rights and freedoms therefore freedom of

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    Defamation is a tort action that has been widely recognized, nonetheless, it has only been within recent years, that the concept has been increasingly utilized in the employment context (Mcconnell, 2000, p. 78) . However, it is useful to first lay out the elements of the defamation tort as they occur in the employment setting. First, there must be a false, and defamatory statement. A statement is defamatory if it harms the employee's reputation or discourages others; such as potential employers,

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