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FALSEHOOD [1 record]

Record 1 2008-09-10


Subject field(s)
  • Tort Law (common law)

A statement or assertion known to be untrue and intended to deceive.


Not all falsehoods calculated to injure are defamatory: defamation is confined to only those that strike at character or reputation.


  • Droit des délits (common law)


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