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laws vary with regard to false light suits.
Consult the state sections listed below to determine whether your state recognizes false light and, if so, how it works in practice. (Note that the guide does not include every state at this time.)
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Information in this guide is based on general principles of law and is intended for information purposes only; we make no claim as to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the information. It is not offered for the purpose of providing individualized legal advice. Use of this guide does not create an attorney-client or any other relationship between the user and the Digital Media Law Project or the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.