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German translation: verschuldensunabhaengige Verleumdung/Beleidigung

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English term or phrase:slander per se
German translation:verschuldensunabhaengige Verleumdung/Beleidigung
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05:19 Jun 21, 2001
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English term or phrase: slander per se


I know what it means, but what is the German translation?
xxxAlamoThom
verschuldensunabhaengige Verleumdung/Beleidigung
Explanation:
I am not sure, but in Dietl (Dictionary of Legal, Commercial and Political Terms) I found an explanation instead of a translation:
"zum Schadensersatz verpflichtende muendliche Beleidigung unabhaengig davon, ob ein Schaden eingetreten ist".
"per se" means something like "schlechthin", "von selbst", "or "automatisch".

"Negligence per se" is usually rendered into as "verschuldensunabhaengige Haftung" thus I think that "verschuldensunabhaengige Beleidigung/Verleumdung/ueble Nachrede"
might work.

Also see: Online Civil Pattern Jury Instructions, Superior Court of Delawaree: Slander per se: "SLANDER AS A MATTER OF LAW: If a statement defames[plaintiff's name] in [his/her/its] trade, business, or profession, [he/she/it]need not show that the defamation caused actual monetary loss in order to recover damages.{Comment: Slander as a matter of law also includes defamatory statements that impugn a crime or a loathsome disease to the plaintiff or that impugn unchastity to a female plaintiff. If the alleged facts warrant, the instruction should be adapted accordingly.}http://courts.state.de.us/superior/tort law2.htm#t3
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Vesna Zivcic
naverschuldensunabhaengige Verleumdung/Beleidigung
DPS
naueble Nachrede ( als solche )amona


  

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ueble Nachrede ( als solche )


Explanation:
or: Verleumdung


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verschuldensunabhaengige Verleumdung/Beleidigung


Explanation:
I am not sure, but in Dietl (Dictionary of Legal, Commercial and Political Terms) I found an explanation instead of a translation:
"zum Schadensersatz verpflichtende muendliche Beleidigung unabhaengig davon, ob ein Schaden eingetreten ist".
"per se" means something like "schlechthin", "von selbst", "or "automatisch".

"Negligence per se" is usually rendered into as "verschuldensunabhaengige Haftung" thus I think that "verschuldensunabhaengige Beleidigung/Verleumdung/ueble Nachrede"
might work.

Also see: Online Civil Pattern Jury Instructions, Superior Court of Delawaree: Slander per se: "SLANDER AS A MATTER OF LAW: If a statement defames[plaintiff's name] in [his/her/its] trade, business, or profession, [he/she/it]need not show that the defamation caused actual monetary loss in order to recover damages.{Comment: Slander as a matter of law also includes defamatory statements that impugn a crime or a loathsome disease to the plaintiff or that impugn unchastity to a female plaintiff. If the alleged facts warrant, the instruction should be adapted accordingly.}http://courts.state.de.us/superior/tort law2.htm#t3

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Rufmord


Explanation:
The law also once distinguished between slander per se and slander per quod.

Slander was per se if the defamatory impact was especially egregious, as when a publisher falsely stated that a person had committed a serious crime involving moral turpitude, or that a woman was unchaste.

Other, less outrageous kinds of slander were per quod. The claimant in a slander per quod case was required to prove special damages in order to prevail on liability. Special damages refer to actual pecuniary harm (such as lost wages), as opposed to general damages, which cover more nebulous concepts like damage to reputation.

The claimant in a slander per se case was not required to prove special damages in order to establish liability.




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