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§ 777. Newspapers reporting official proceedings

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. § 777
§ 777. Newspapers reporting official proceedings
No editor or proprietor of any newspaper shall be liable to prosecution for a fair and true report of any judicial, legislative or other public official proceedings except upon proof of malice in making such report, and in making such report of public official proceedings, malice shall not be implied from publication; but libelous remarks connected with matter privileged under the last section,1 shall not be privileged by reason of their being connected therewith.


R.L.1910, § 2386.


In the Compiled Laws of the Territory of Dakota, 1887, from which this section was adopted, the last clause in the text above respecting “matter privileged under the last section” was a separate section following the first part of the text above, and apparently the last clause should have the words “matter privileged under this section” instead of the words quoted above.
21 Okl. St. Ann. § 777, OK ST T. 21 § 777
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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