slander of title

slander of title
slander of title: a false and malicious written or spoken public statement disparaging a person's title to property that causes harm for which special damages may be awarded
damages for the filing of a fraudulent lien and for slander of titleM & P Concrete Prods. v. Woods, 590 So. 2d 429 (1991) – called also defamation of title, disparagement of property, disparagement of title; compare defamation, disparagement 1

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

slander of title
Criticizing a product in order to lower public opinion of it or to persuade a customer to purchase a different product.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • jactitation of title — An action, the object of which is to force a party who is not in possession, but who asserts a right to the property out of court, to come into court and disclaim or assert the right judicially. The procedure used in some jurisdictions to recover …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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