Tuesday, June 07, 2005
"'Libel of the Dead' 'In general, there can be no defamation of the dead. No one can sue on behalf of a deceased individual on the basis of false and defamatory statements made about that individual. Some states, however, permit an ongoing libel suit to continue after the death of the complaining person.' 'The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual, Used by more than 1,000,000 journalists' - Norm Goldstein editor. c)1994 The Associated Press. Posted by: George J. Myers, Jr. at May 31, 2005 09:21 PM"