“Drab” Mere Opinion

February 19, 2014

  • 237 Libel and Slander
  • 237I Words and Acts Actionable, and Liability Therefor
  • 237k6 Actionable Words in General
  • 237k6(1) k. In General.

350H Sentencing and PunishmentUnder Mississippi law, authors’ description of plaintiff as “drab and grey” and implication that she was “unpleasant” were mere statements of opinion, not actionable as defamatory.

Mitchell v. Random House, Inc., 703 F. Supp. 1250 (S.D. Miss. 1988)