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Intentional torts

Wis. JI—Civil 2516 (1991)

Defamation: Compensatory Damages

Last revised in 1991.

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This instruction is also found in the print edition of the Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions, volume 2.

Cite this instruction as: Wis. JI—Civil 2516 (1991)

The Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions are created and edited by the Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions Committee of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference. Instructions include contributions from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, and are used with its permission.

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