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  1. Defamation comes in two forms...
    Slander and libel
  2. Spoken word defamation
    Slander
  3. Written word defamation
    Libel
  4. The publication of a false and defamatory statement of fact about an individual, business or product that harms said individual, business or product.
    Libel
  5. This gives complete protection based on a person's status/position
    Absolute libel defense
  6. This protects people most but not all of the time. Specific conditions must be met.
    Qualified defense
  7. A 2007 court case where a man sued for libel in "Bowling for Columbine."
    Nichols v. Moore
  8. Who won in Nichols v. Moore?
    Moore. Appeals court said everything that Moore said was true.
  9. Where is there absolute protection in speech commonly given?
    In speech or debates, as well as within chambers of government
  10. What year did Hutchinson v. Proxmine take place?
    1979
  11. Who created the "Golden Fleece" rule?
    Proxmire
  12. What did the Supreme Court rule in Hutchinson v. Proxmire?
    Ruled that the Speech and Debate Claus does not protect members of congress from distributing information via press releases or newsletters.
  13. What are four absolute defenses of libel?
    Truth, privilege, consent, and statute of limitations
  14. When a person allows whatever to be published
    Consent
  15. Time limit on when you can follow up on a libel suit.
    Statute of Limitations
  16. What is the Statute of Limitations in Ohio?
    One year

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