SINGLE-PUBLICATION RULE

SINGLE-PUBLICATION RULE

single-publication rule. The doctrine that a plaintiff in a libel suit against a publisher has only one claim for each mass publication, not a claim for every book or issue in that run. [Cases: Libel and Slander 26. C.J.S. Libel and Slander; Injurious Falsehood ¡ì¡ì 53¨C55, 98.]
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