leech v independent newspapers
Court Of Appeal Substantially Reduces Award Of Damages For Defamation From 10 Million To 250,000
... in a defamation action, with the award in Leech (3) being the highest at 1.25 million. The ... the European Court of Human Rights in Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Ltd v Ireland (6) which ...
Jury Awards In Defamation Cases
... €1,872,000 in damages awarded to Monica Leech when a jury decided a series of articles in the ... Court in the case of De Rossa v Independent Newspapers endorsed the view that juries should ...