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Mount v. Sadik
Mount v. Sadik, No. 78-cv-2279 (WCC), (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 26, 1978), aff'd on reconsideration, (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 10, 1980).
1) The act of harming the reputation of another by making a false statement to a third person; 2) A false written or oral statement that damages another's reputation (Black’s Law Dictionary (8th ed. 2004)).
lawsuit between rival art experts – one who authenticated a painting and another who publicly disputed that
The ascribing of something to someone or something, for example, authorship of a work of art to a specific artist.
– a New York federal court held that a statement that does not attack a party personally but merely calls into question his opinion is not actionable.
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