Cases

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Rufus v Elliott (preliminary issue)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Trial - Preliminary Issue

[2015] EWHC 807 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

Rufus v Elliott (CA)

Defamation – Libel – Meaning – Capability

[2015] EWCA Civ 121; [2015] EMLR 17 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge McCombe and Sharp LJJ, Mitting J

Reynolds v Bovey

Defamation - Internet - Strike Out - Publication - Pleadings - Litigants in Person

LTL 16/6/2014 - High Court, QBD

Judge Master Eastman

Rufus v Elliott

Defamation - Libel – Meaning – Innuendo - Capability

[2013] EWHC 3355 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Dingemans J

Ronaldo v Telegraph Media Limited

Defamation - Libel - Abuse of process - Whether action should be struck out in accordance with Jameel v Dow Jones - Section 12 Defamation Act 1952 - Actions against different publishers - Whether settlement with one makes it an abuse to continue against the other

[2010] EWHC 2719 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

Radu v Houston & Another (No.4)

Libel - Justification - Pleading of a Chase level 2 defence - Striking out

[2009] EWHC 398 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Radu v Houston & Another (No.3) (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Reynolds privilege - Public interest - Obtaining comment - Gist of claimant's position

[2008] EWCA Civ 921; [2009] EMLR 13 - Court of Appeal

Judge May LJ, Moore-Bick LJ, Lawrence Collins LJ

Rath v Guardian News & Media Limited & Anor

Libel - Striking out - Summary judgment - Defence - Justification - Severable and distinct allegation - Fair comment - Error in facts stated - s.6 Defamation Act 1952 - Damages - Reliance on other articles publishing similar allegations

[2008] EWHC 398 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Radu v Houston & Another (No.3)

Defamation - Libel - Trial of a preliminary issue - Whether article protected by qualified privilege - Reportage - Reynolds privilege - Common interest privilege

[2007] EWHC 2735 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Radu v Houston & Another (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Mode of Trial - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981 - Role of Jury - Trial of a Preliminary Issue - Qualified Privilege - Responsible Journalism - Reportage - Duty/ Interest

[2007] EWHC 2328 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Roberts & Another v Gable & others (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Reynolds privilege - Dispute between members of political party - Allegations of commission of criminal offences - Reportage

[2007] EWCA Civ 721; [2008] 2 WLR 129; [2007] EMLR 457 - Court of Appeal

Judge Ward, Sedley, Moore-Bick LLJ

Radu v Houston & Another (CA)

Security for costs - Stay - Failure to comply with unless orders - Summary judgment

[2006] EWCA Civ 1575; The Times, 1 January 2007 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller, Keene, Carnwath LLJ

Roberts & Another v Gable & others (QBD)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Reynolds privilege - Dispute between members of political party - Allegations of commission of criminal offences - Reportage

[2006] EWHC 1025 (QB); [2006] EMLR 692 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Radu v Houston & Another

Security for costs - non-Brussels Convention national - Romania - adjournment - equality of arms - effect of judgment having been entered against a claimant by the time of the appeal

[2006] EWHC 231 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Rodrigues v Portugal

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR - - Newspaper publication - Criticism of public appointment - Rival paper criticising article - Defamation - Libel - Whether sanctions necessary

Application no. 75088/01 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge J-P Costa (President), Baka, Cabral Barreto, Turmen, Butkeyvich, Jociene, Popovich (Judges), Naismith (Registrar)

Ratiu & Others v Conway (CA)

Defamation - Malicious falsehood - Justification - Malice - Misdirection - Withdrawing malice from jury - Damages - Fiduciary duty - Breach of confidence

[2005] EWCA Civ 1302; [2006] 1 All ER 571; The Times, 29 November 2005 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Auld, Laws and Sedley LJJ

Rackham v Sandy and Others

Defamation – Libel – Mode of trial – Prolonged examination of documents – s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

24/02/2005 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Richardson v Schwarzenegger & Others

Libel - Service out - CPR 6.20 - liability for republication - qualified privilege - reply to attack - agent and principal

[2004] EWHC 2422 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Radio France & Ors v France

Defamation - Libel - French law - Article 7 ECHR - Article 6 ECHR - Sanctions - Requirement to broadcast findings - Freedom of expression - Article 10 ECHR

(2005) 40 EHRR 706 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Baka (President), Loucaides, Birsan, Jungwiert, Ugrekhelidze, Mularoni, and Truche JJ and Dolle (Section Clerk)

Reuben & Others v Time Inc & Another (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Validity of service - Service out of jurisdiction - Forum conveniens - Amendment of claim form - Earlier publication - s.35(5)(a), Limitation Act 1980

[2003] EWHC 1430 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Morland J

Rigg v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Offer of amends - s2 Defamation Act 1996 - Disclosure - Whether journalist's notes should be disclosed

[2003] EWHC 710 (QB); [2004] EMLR 52 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Ruddy v Mercury Personal Communications Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Action brought on document disclosed in earlier proceedings - Striking Out - Abuse of Process - CPR Part 31.22(1)

31/07/2000 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Reynolds v Times Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - libel - qualified privilege- newspaper publication concerning public figure engaged in political events- whether qualified privilege attached to all discussion of political matters- whether privilege attached to publication

[2001] 2 AC 127; [1999] 3 WLR 1010; [2000] EMLR 1; [1999] 4 All ER 609 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Nicholls, Steyn, Cooke, Hope and Hobhouse