Cases

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Clarke v Davey

Defamation - Slander - Strike out - CPR Part 24 - Abuse of process - Summary judgment - s.8 Defamation Act 1996 - Absolute privilege - Qualified privilege - Malice

[2002] EWHC 2342 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Wilkey & Another v BBC

Civil procedure - Late service of claim form - Deemed date of service - Actual date of service - Dispensing with service under CPR Part 6.9 - Exceptional circumstances - Claimant at fault

[2002] EWCA Civ 1561; [2003] 1 WLR 1; [2002] 4 All ER 1177 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown, Buxton & Carnwarth LJJ

McManus v Beckham

Defamation - Slander - liability for republication - foreseeability - special damage

[2002] EWCA Civ 939; [2002] EMLR 880; [2002] 1 WLR 2982 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller, Clark, Laws LLJ

Gillick v Brook Advisory Centres & Another (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Summary Disposal - s.8 Defamation Act 1996 - Determination of Meaning - Whether words complained of were defamatory

12/03/2002 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J