Mayer also advises Gore to file a libel suit against the National Enquirer, which broke the story, and his accusers.
Yitzhar spokesman says the settlement 'has won a number of libel suits against media groups and the Israel Police.'
Koubbi also suggested an apology from Strauss-Kahn, who still has a libel case pending against Banon, could make the difference.
He kept it a secret, but things worsened in 1984 when Gen. William Westmoreland filed a $120 million libel suit against CBS.
American libel law does not require a reporter to be fair, balanced, or necessarily even accurate.
A libel is still the expression in the ecclesiastical courts.
He would sue the Argus for libel, which, by the way, he never did.
As regards the white woman also, the Floridians do not so assiduously libel the Negro as do the Georgians.
His demand for a thorough investigation of the libel was refused.
Compliments to eke out a libel are merely insults in masquerade.
c.1300, "formal written statement," especially, in civil law, "plaintiff's statement of charges" (mid-14c.); from Old French libelle (fem.) "small book; (legal) charge, claim; writ; written report" (13c.), from Latin libellus "a little book, pamphlet; petition, written accusation, complaint," diminutive of liber "book" (see library). Broader sense of "any published or written statement likely to harm a person's reputation" is first attested 1630s.
mid-15c., "make an initial statement setting out a plaintiff's case" (modern sense from 1560s), from libel (n.), q.v. for sense development. Related: Libeled; libelled; libeling; libelling.