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Defamation Libel & Slander 2024 – Webcast

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Defamation Libel & Slander 2024 – Webcast

Tue., Mar. 12, 2024
9:00 AM Tue. – 11:00 AM

1.5 sub/0.5 eth

Regular: $149.00
New Attorney: $75.00

To Register: https://www.pbi.org/Meetings/Meeting.aspx?ID=46519

This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course focuses on defamation law, with a spotlight on libel and slander. Defamation poses unique challenges for legal professionals, as it involves protecting individuals and entities from false statements that harm their reputation. Registrants will gain an understanding of the legal principles and contemporary issues surrounding defamation, libel, and slander.

Defamation Basics

* Understand key elements of a defamation claim

* Differentiate between libel (written or published defamation) and slander (spoken defamation)

* Examine the balance between free speech rights and the protection of reputation

Litigation Surrounding the 2020 Election

* Discuss notable cases and their implications for legal professionals

* Analyze how technology and social media impact the landscape of libel cases

Trial Publicity and Avoiding Pitfalls – Ethical Considerations

* Examine the ethical responsibilities and challenges associated with representing clients in defamation matters

Details

Date:
March 12
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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