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