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A Matter Of Reputation

Proceedings for libel are always a risky thing to undertake. Especially as a necessary element for success is proving that one has a reputation open to attack.

So perhaps some current litigants should think twice about that before starting proceedings. They will have to prove that they have a reputation capable of being damaged.

Some reported current such litigants may find that a problem. Those who defend criminals in public while displaying printed proof of those criminal’s guilt; for example

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