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false light

[¦fȯls ′līt]
(navigation)
A light which is unavoidably exhibited by an aid to navigation and which is not intended to be a part of the proper characteristic of the light, such as reflections from storm panes.
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As noted by Prosser, the torts of false light and defamation are extensions of one another and seek to protect an individual's reputation and prevent mental distress.
For him, the electric light was the false light, and Christ was the true light, and his most famous aphorism was literally true in one and only one case:
Firstly, a person's right to identity is violated in the attributes of that person is used without permission in a way which cannot be reconciled with the true image of that person, similar to the false light publicity tort in the American law.
Finally, your article presents LRP's conduct in a false light.
Being allowed a short space for rebuttal, I can only highlight a few of his many attempts to place my work in an entirely false light.
The lawsuit alleges various causes of action, including but not limited to, false light, libel, and slander.
Lee, journalist Aaron Miguel Cantu, and others engaged in Libel, Trade Libel, False Light, Negligence and Intentional Interference with Prospective Business Advantage.
5 million seeking damages for false designation of origin, defamation, false light invasion of privacy and disparagement.
Robinson had claimed that DeFazio's billboard ads had painted Robinson in a false light before the November 2012 general election.
The court has dismissed the plea of one of the actors to block the video, who said that keeping it online invades her 'privacy rights' and the 'post-filming dialogue changes' cast her in a false light.
Grisham filed a complaint against the authors and their respective publishers, alleging they engaged in a joint defamatory attack and were guilty of intentional infliction of emotional distress and false light invasion of privacy.
recognition of the false light form of invasion of privacy in 1960, (1)