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The 2007 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 836
DEFAMATION; LIBEL; THREATENING LETTERS AND SIMILAR OFFENSES
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Chapter 836, Florida Statutes 2007

CHAPTER 836

DEFAMATION; LIBEL; THREATENING LETTERS AND SIMILAR OFFENSES

836.01  Punishment for libel.

836.02  Must give name of the party written about.

836.03  Owner or editor of the paper also guilty.

836.04  Defamation.

836.05  Threats; extortion.

836.06  Punishment for making derogatory statements concerning banks and building and loan associations.

836.07  Notice condition precedent to prosecution for libel.

836.08  Correction, apology, or retraction by newspaper.

836.09  Communicating libelous matter to newspapers; penalty.

836.10  Written threats to kill or do bodily injury; punishment.

836.11  Publications which tend to expose persons to hatred, contempt, or ridicule prohibited.