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- Jury dismissed in the Dr Gee case. Dyer, Clare // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/1/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6457, p1530
Reports the dismissal of the jury in the libel case of doctor Sidney Gee against the British Broadcasting Corporation in Great Britain. Reaction of the judge on the necessity of the cross examination; Indications of the rules on trial by jury in civil cases; Summary of the main issues in the case.
- Libel suit dismissed. // Quill;Sep93, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p15
Reports on the dismissal of a libel suit filed by a woman based on the autobiography of Reverend Ralph Abernathy discussing the events before the assassination of Martin Luther King. Claim of defamation by the woman; Ruling by the court.
- Split libel decisions. // Quill;Jan95, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p6
Reports on decisions concerning libel cases in the United States as of January 1995. Libel verdict against Capital Cities/ABC Inc.; `The Philadelphia Inquirer' newspaper's appeal of a libel case after the reduction of libel damages; Libel judgment against the `Duluth News-Tribune' for its...
- Libel threat dips. Garneau, George // Editor & Publisher;3/19/94, Vol. 127 Issue 12, p29
Presents the findings of the Libel Defense Resource Center on a study of lawsuits won by libel plaintiffs. Number of libel cases in 1992 and 1993; Average libel awards; Results on appeal.
- Being responsible. // Editor & Publisher;3/12/94, Vol. 127 Issue 11, p6
Comments on the dismissal by a California appellate court of a libel suit filed by a judge against a newspaper that distributed a parody memo purportedly written by him. Viewed goal of news reporting; Comments of lawyer Rex Heinke.
- Supreme Court rules in Masson-Malcolm action. Fields, H.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly;7/5/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 29, p13
Reports that the US Supreme Court has ruled that an author's alteration of quotations by a public figure can be held libelous if it significantly changes the meaning. In doing so, the high court appeared to change its previous holding that public figures must prove `actual malice' before they...
- Publishers get a three-star warning. Schmidt, Lucinda // BRW;08/11/97, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p34
Reports on suits by Demi Moore, Bruce Willis and Jim Carrey against Australian magazines for defamation and how distance is no longer a barrier for legal action. Comments from Leanne Norman of Freehill Hollingdale & Page; Implications and benefits for the law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques...
- Wallis and GHP Securities Ltd v Meredith. Martin, Rebekah; Mather, Carly; Edminson, Kate; Buckley, James // Employers Law;Apr2011, p9
The article discusses a court case wherein the British High Court dismissed the plaintiff's claim for defamation which he filed when he was dismissed by the defendant as a redundant employee based on an exchange of correspondence between the plaintiff and his previous employer's solicitors.
- Discuss firing only with those who need to know. // HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law;Sep2013, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p1
The article discusses a court case which deals with the rule that a worker's termination should only be discussed with those who need to know about it, especially in sensitive cases that involve alleged fraud, theft, or falsification.