Lancaster, CA asked in Libel & Slander and Criminal Law for New York

Q: If your secret identity got exposed on national news but had nothing to backup that claim, how would you proceed?

Say a dying man recorded a video where he exposes your secret superhero identity but provided no evidence to prove it. Said video then is shown on national news (still with no evidence), can you sue? If yes, who would you sue and for what?

Also if they "exposed" a minor? Would it get the news channel/reporter more in trouble?

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Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: I would consult the Justice League or Stan Lee with that question except that Stan Lee is dead. Maybe not, he may be living in Hawaii with Elvis

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