When do half-truths become untruths?

Occasionally, rarely, courts will illuminate, rather than obscure, the truth. In this opinion, the court of appeals articulated the best definition I have ever seen of when a half-truth becomes deceptive. In sum, the Court stated that half-truths become untruths when they would lead to the inference different than that that would follow had the whole truth been told. The full opinion can be read here:


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