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§ 771. Libel defined

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 21. Crimes and Punishments

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
Part III. Crimes Against the Person
Chapter 27. Libel and Slander (Refs & Annos)
21 Okl.St.Ann. § 771
§ 771. Libel defined
Libel is a false or malicious unprivileged publication by writing, printing, picture, or effigy or other fixed representation to the eye, which exposes any person to public hatred, contempt, ridicule or obloquy, or which tends to deprive him of public confidence, or to injure him in his occupation, or any malicious publication as aforesaid, designed to blacken or vilify the memory of one who is dead, and tending to scandalize his surviving relatives or friends.

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R.L.1910, §§ 2380, 4956.
21 Okl. St. Ann. § 771, OK ST T. 21 § 771
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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