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false light n: an untrue or misleading portrayal [unreasonably placed their family in a false light before the public "Cantrell v. Forest City Publishing Co., 419 U.S. 245 (1974)"]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.