Please don't forget that slander, libel and defamation of character all carry torts and legal action can be justified and carried through to the fullest. Just remember this while your spreading lies to try and destroy my reputation.
If your reputation has been badly damaged due to slander or libel, then there are several grounds to file a defamation suit. On the contrary, if someone has filed a defamation suit against you, then you need to use all kinds of weapons to defend yourself. Otherwise, you've to pay a heavy penalty to the plaintiff. Check out this infographic and find out the weapons available to both the plaintiff and defendant.