In this day and age, everyone is on some form of social media, be it Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, etc. This increase in access has made it easy for people to share their statements, whether true or untrue, with the world at large. As such, cases involving defamatory statements made on social media platforms are…

The law presumes that a person is of good character, unless proven otherwise. If a statement about a person is defamatory and affects the reputation of that person in the eyes of the public, that person may have a claim for defamation against the maker of that defamatory statement. The governing legislation for defamation in…