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Defamation Law in Louisiana 1800-1988 Michael A. Konczal

Defamation Law in Louisiana 1800-1988

Michael A. Konczal

Published November 17th 1989
ISBN : 9780819175472
Hardcover
149 pages
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This work outlines the development of defamation law in Louisiana from the early 1800s to the present day by examining both the written law (constitutional, codal and statutory) and the major state and federal judicial decisions (civil andMoreThis work outlines the development of defamation law in Louisiana from the early 1800s to the present day by examining both the written law (constitutional, codal and statutory) and the major state and federal judicial decisions (civil and criminal). The written law and the court decisions are examined chronologically to trace changes in the law. Research reveals the history of Louisianas defamation law to have been influenced by both European civil law and English common law traditions. Because of the states civil law origins, Louisianas defamation law has developed in a rather unique way. Old distinctions have blurred, however, and in recent years, Louisiana has consistently fallen in line with U.S. Supreme Court Pronouncements.