Cases

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Donovan v Gibbons

Ruling on meaning and comment

[2014] EWHC 3406 - High Court Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Judge Parkes QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

Delfi AS v Estonia

Defamation - human rights - user-generated content - online publishers - user comments - freedom of expression - right to reputation

Application No.64569/09 - European Court of Human Rights (First Section)

Judge Isabelle Berro-Lefèvre P, Steiner, Hajiyev, Trajkovska, Laffranque, Turković & Dedov JJ

Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Co v Al Refai

Defamation - Conspiracy - Joint Tortfeasorship - Summary judgment - Defamatory website - Liability for publication where defendant did not know precise words to be published

[2013] EWHC 1630 (Comm) - Commercial Court

Judge Andrew Smith J

Dell’Olio v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Libel - ruling on meaning - whether pleaded meaning possible - approach to question whether words can bear any other defamatory meaning - relevance of Pre-Action Protocol and letter of claim - pleaded meaning impossible - C identified no other meaning of which she might complain - action dismissed

[2011] EWHC 3272 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Dominic Raab MP v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Libel - application for stay  - strike out - abuse of process - overriding objective - Art 10 ECHR - ability to defend a claim - Dominic Raab MP - Associated Newspapers Ltd - employment dispute - settlement agreement - confidentiality clause

[2011] EWHC 3375 (QB) - QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

Davison v Habeeb & Ors

Defamation – Service out of jurisdiction - Internet blogs – Liability of blog hosting provider for publication at common law – Immunity under Reg. 19 Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002

[2011] EWHC 3031 (QB) - QBD

Judge HHJ Richard Parkes QC

Daniels v BBC

Defamation - Meaning - Summary judgment - Malice - Civil restraint order

[2010] EWHC 3057 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

Driza v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd

Libel - privacy - limitation period - publication - abuse of process

[2010] EWHC 2829 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Dee v Telegraph Media Group Ltd (No 2)

Libel - Summary judgment - Defamatory meaning - Whether articles in newspaper to be read together - Justification - Fair comment - Whether real prospect of rebutting defences

[2010] EWHC 924 (QB); [2010] EMLR 20 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

DW v The Scottish Ministers

Legal aid - Defamation - Scottish law - Availability of legal aid for claim - Civil Legal Aid for Defamation or Verbal Injury Proceedings (Scotland) Directions 2007 and 2008

[2009] CSOH 151 - Outer House, Court of Session

Judge Lord Wheatley

Desmond v Bower (CA)

Defamation - Libel -Justification - Similar fact evidence - Admissibility to prove specific charge

[2009] EWCA Civ 667 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Rix and Wilson LJJ

Drury v Carnegie (CA)

Libel - Claim form – Service – r.7.6(3)(b) Civil Procedure Rules – Extensions of time

[2007] EWCA Civ 497; [2007] EMLR 637; The Times, 11 June 2007 - Court of Appeal

Judge Dyson and Smith LJJ

Davies v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc

Defamation - Qualified privilege - Malice - Evidence of malice - Strike out - Fresh evidence - Adjournment - Appropriateness of striking out

[2007] EWCA Civ 594 - Court of Appeal

Judge Auld, Sedley,and Leveson LJJ

Downtex v Flatley

Defamation - Civil procedure - Summary disposal - Summary judgment - s8 Defamation Act 1996- Qualified Privilege - injunction

[2003] EWCA Civ 1282 - Court of Appeal

Judge Potter & Chadwick LJJ and Cresswell J

Donnelly & Others v Young & Another

Defamation - Libel - Qualified Privilege - Election Communications - s.10 Defamation Act 1952 - Malice - Striking Out - CPR 3.4(2)

05/11/2001 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Dwek v Macmillan Publishers Ltd & Others

Defamation - Libel - Photograph - Identification - Striking Out - Ruling on Meaning

[1999] EWCA Civ 2002; [2000] EMLR 284 - Court of Appeal

Judge Judge, May & Sedley LJJ