A Peek at New York Defamation Law

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 82, p. 58, Nov./Dec. 2010

NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10/11 #14

7 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2010  

Mitchell H. Rubinstein

New York Law School; Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations

Date Written: November 2010

Abstract

This article is a primer on the law of defamation in New York. The article discusses the definition of defamation, litigation issues involving pre-complaint disclosure, defenses such as truth and opinion, and the different types of privileges.

Keywords: Defamation, Torts, Employment Law, Privileges, Opinion

JEL Classification: J50, J58, K30, K31, K41, K42

Suggested Citation

Rubinstein, Mitchell H., A Peek at New York Defamation Law (November 2010). New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 82, p. 58, Nov./Dec. 2010; NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10/11 #14. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1719601

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Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations ( email )

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