The Law of Libel and Slander; The Evidence, Procedure, and Practice, Both in Civil and Criminal Cases, and Precedents of Pleadings, with a Chapter on the Newspaper Libel and Registration ACT, 1881 Volume 1

The Law of Libel and Slander; The Evidence, Procedure, and Practice, Both in Civil and Criminal Cases, and Precedents of Pleadings, with a Chapter on the Newspaper Libel and Registration ACT, 1881 Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...(Dicks V. Yates, (C. A.), 18 Ch. D. 76, 85; 50 L. J. Ch. 309; 44 L. T. 660; Re Foster v. Great lVestern Rail. 00., 8 Q. B. D. at pp. 521, 522; 30 W. R. 398.) Illustrations. Where an action of libel was brought on a private letter written by a lady to an intimate f riend, and shown only to the plaintifi and two others, and the plaintifl"s own conduct had 'ven rise to the suspicious entertained by the writer, and the jury gave a ve ict for 10l. damages; Huddleston, B., made an order depriving him of costs, and his discretion was approved both in the Divisional Court and in the Court of Appeal. Harnett v. Visa and Wife (C. A.), 5 Ex. D. 307; 29 W. R. 7. Where a defendant denied pubhcation, pleaded privilege, and also paid ten shillings into Court, and the 'my found for the plaintiff on all the other issues except the last, as to which t ey found that the amount paid into Court was suflicient, Palles, L. C. B., ave jud ent for the defendant without costs, and the Divisional Court refu to inte ere with his discretion. Kearney v. HGMWII, 10 L. R. Ir. 17. 368 This rule as to nominal damages carrying costs ap lies in all Courts whatsoever in England, and to all actions of slander and libel, wherever tried, so long as they come before a 'ury. Thus, in the Salford Hundred Court of Record Turner v. I e3/land, 4 C. P. D. 432; 49 L. J. C. P. 535; 41 L. '. 556), or in the Live ool Court of Passa e (lfing v. Hawkesworth, 4 Q. B. I). 371; 48. J. Q. B. 484; 27 V. R. 660; 41 L. T. 411), the rule is the same as in the High Court. The law is the same in Ireland in all actions tried since the 53rd section of the Judicature Act (Ireland), 1877, came into 0 eration. (Cassidy v. 0'Lo_ql1len, 4 L. R. Ir. 1, 731.) And it is so in ew South...show more

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  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 576g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236777379
  • 9781236777379