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§ 774. Defenses in criminal libel action

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. § 774
§ 774. Defenses in criminal libel action
In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth thereof may be given in evidence to the jury, and if it be made to appear by the defendant that the matter charged as libelous was true, and in addition thereto was published with good motives, and for justifiable ends, or was a privileged communication, the defendant shall be acquitted.


R.L.1910, § 2383.
21 Okl. St. Ann. § 774, OK ST T. 21 § 774
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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