No, the courts are a remedy for people who disagree, however, it is a doubled edged sward. A person can claim slander or defamation, and the defendant can argue it was their free speech, and any decision will likely be based on the merits of "reasonable expectation", did the slander or defamation occur with the reasonable expectation or intent to damage ones character, or was it a response to some communication. Then again, most slander or defamation occurs at the hands of infamous people with marketable reputation's that can cause substantial financial harm. "In-fact, many people who claim slander or defamation have flawed reputations, which voids most of these cases. On the other hand, I'd like to be able to say a person is innocent until proven guilty, yet, today we have silent court outside their innocence in a court room, yet, they are still sanctioned by society or big brother.