Nevada Jury Instructions: Defamation; Reckless Disregard; Definition


A defamatory communication is made in reckless disregard of its falsity if the defendant entertained serious doubts as to the truth of the communication or had a high degree of awareness of the communication’s probably falsity.


NEV. J.I. 8.09



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