Nevada Jury Instructions: Slander Per Se; Definition
SLANDER PER SE; DEFINITION
“Slander per se” refers to certain slanderous communications which subject a defendant to liability without any showing that the publication of the communication was a [proximate] [legal] cause of special damages to the plaintiff.
A slanderous communication constitutes slander per se if it:
[imputes to the plaintiff the commission of a crime;]
[imputes to the plaintiff the contraction of a loathsome disease;]
[imputes unchastity to the plaintiff;] [or]
[would tend to injure the plaintiff in his trade, business, profession, or office.]
NEV. J.I. 8.03
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