7:30pm

2021-12-03

libel

How can we improve libel laws to reconcile defamation?

Minutes	Agenda	
		
1	Define: Defamation:
                "Libel"
                "Slander"
2	Define: Valid defenses: 
                "Truth not opinion"
                "Malicious intent"	
1	Defining Damages: 
                 "Actual", "Presumed", "Punative" damages
1	         "Mitigating damages through retractions corrections"
		
2	Survey	Should we broaden available penalties for defamation?
2	Survey	Should we broaden the rules to require a "whole" truth?
2	Survey	Should we broaden the rules for definiting "malicious intent"
		
12	Discuss	Should we broaden available penalties for defamation?
12	Discuss	Should we broaden the rules to require a "whole" truth?
12	Discuss	Should we broaden the rules for definiting "malicious intent"
		
1	Survey	Should we broaden available penalties for defamation?
1	Survey	Should we broaden the rules to require a "whole" truth?
1	Survey	Should we broaden the rules for definiting "malicious intent"
		
10	Collective Next Steps	
		
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How can we improve libel laws to reconcile defamation?

Research for the Rally:

Article

Can Someone Be Sued for Posting Malicious Comments Online?

Terms and requirements for claiming or defending a libel case

Article

Calculating Damages in a Defamation Case

Types of financial damages

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Eli Taylor

Eli Taylor

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