2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 3 - COURTS OF GENERAL JURISDICTION - JURISDICTION/SPECIAL CAUSES OF ACTION
Subtitle 5 - Defamation
Section 3-501 - Defamatory statement as to chastity.
§ 3-501. Defamatory statement as to chastity.
Any word spoken falsely and maliciously and likely to injure a woman's character or reputation for chastity is slander.
[An. Code 1957, art. 88, § 1; 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., ch. 2, § 1.]
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Maryland may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.