Court revives Jews for Jesus libel suit

by   |  02.19.09  |  Current Events, Libel

We’ll talk about false light Tuesday, but you should also note the final sentence in this story:

Attorneys for Jews for Jesus have countered that calling Rapp “a Jewish believer” was not defamatory because it is not “highly offensive to a reasonable person.”

Is “highly offensive” among the elements for libel?