District of Columbia Libel & Slander Questions & Answers

Q: Can a person be held libel for incorrectly identifying a person of a crime?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Criminal Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Oct 23, 2017

Was that by mistake of identification or had certain personal motives behind it? Mistakes occur and can be corrected anytime but motive to involve an innocent carry offence.
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Q: My aunt on behalf of my grandfather filed for cpo in order to evict during the hearing it was established that she had

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Have a lawyer review these complex facts and allegations with a fine-toothed comb to determine your rights and obligations. You might have a basis for suit if you were illegally defamed or maliciously prosecuted. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice...
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Q: Real (royalty free) picture of a famous person on a book cover? "Personal rights"?

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property and Libel & Slander for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 3, 2017

You may be violating the person's publicity rights. Careful you're not also sued for defamation or IP violations. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law:...
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