Is Libel hard to prove in court?

Updated: 10/25/2022
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No, it is not very hard to prove. If you look up the part that states what classifies as labeling in the constitution act and match it to your situation a good judge would understand it and rule it for you. A bad judge would find ways to discredit it even though he or she knows that you are correct and within the law. Usually when they use it against you, it means that they are not being bias and they are with the other party and they are hoping for the other party to win. Going to hire courts won't help because if it is decided for you to fail all parties already agreed on it and it is a waste of time for you and a lot of negative energy that will drain you because they will keep it up until you are totally drained and eventually you give up or kill yourself from all the stress they have caused you and the realization that there is no justice in this world.

a good example of labeling that should be illegal under our law but is overlooked is when doctors label their patients and call it a mental disorder to bypass the law. There is no lupul to the law. A good judge with integrity should know that. Especially when someone is getting hurt by it. Another example is when the government calls regular good citizens that report illegal acts "whistleblowers". They should know that labeling is illegal. When a government official breaks the law the punishment should be double or triple the punishment of a regular citizen because they have studied the law, they know the law and they are in a position of power.

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Not if you are telling the truth. And you have to be able to prove it is the truth. Think about what you would say in a court of law under oath.And note that you can still be charged with libel, they just won't be able to win, as truth is a defense in libel and slander cases.

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