libel per se


-pər-ˈsē, -per-ˈsā
: libel that is actionable without the plaintiff introducing additional facts to show defamation or claiming special damages

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“Libel per se.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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