||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 307 (Jul)
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Lord Philips MR, Latham and Jonathan Parker LJJ
||The appellant appeared in person.
||Matthew Nicklin (instructed by Bindman & Partners) for the defendants.
||23 July 2001
Libel and slander - Defamatory words - Words capable of defamatory meaning - Whether words complained of capable of bearing defamatory meaning alleged.
On the facts of a libel action, the judge had fallen into error in attributing to the ordinary reader essential knowledge about the claimant's previous litigation, and had fallen into error in concluding that the words complained of were not capable of bearing the defamatory meaning that that the claimant was morally responsible to a culpable degree for the increase in teenage pregnancies in the 1980s.
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