Libelous Remarks


ART.362

Libelous remarks or comments on privileged matters
(under Art. 354), if made with malice in fact, will not exempt
the author and editor or managing editor of a newspaper
from criminal liability.

This article is a limitation to the defense of privileged
communication. Even if matter is privileged and malice in
fact is proved, author and editor is liable

Author/editor of publication who distorts, mutilates or
discolors official proceedings reported by him, or add comments
thereon to cast aspersion on character of parties concerned
is guilty of libel


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