(740 ILCS 145/2) (from Ch. 126, par. 2)
    Sec. 2. It shall be deemed slander, and shall be actionable, to charge any person with swearing falsely, or with having sworn falsely, or for using uttering or publishing words of, to or concerning any person, which, in their common acceptation, amount to such charge, whether the words be spoken in conversation of, and concerning a judicial proceeding or not.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 992.)