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# defamation case

Last year
US judge rejects Amber Heard’s appeal for mistrial over ‘improper juror service’
The judge dismissed claims that an individual juror had not been properly vetted.
Jury awards $15m in damages to Depp and $2m to Heard in high-profile verdict
The jury deliberated for 13 hours before reaching a decision.
Jury begins deliberations in Depp vs Heard defamation trial
Both sides have claimed damage to their Hollywood careers.
All time
Couple who claimed they were defamed over dinner bill at Dublin restaurant lose €75k case
“Quite frankly, asking someone to pay for a meal isn’t defamatory,” the judge said.
Actor Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Australian newspaper
The Daily Telegraph claimed the actor had inappropriately touched a female co-star.
Denis O'Brien loses defamation case against Sunday Business Post
O’Brien has taken a case against the Sunday Business Post over a set of articles published in March 2015.
Food blogger takes Katie Hopkins to court over tweets
The case continues today in the UK.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins court case over doping allegations
Ulf Karlsson, a former coach for Sweden’s athletics team, has been fined for suggesting that Ibrahimovic doped while at Juventus.
Heat says sorry for 'unfounded report' on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's marriage
The couple sued Heat Magazine for defamation over an article published last month.
Victims could be allowed to unmask online trolls
Victims of abuse from ‘trolls’ on social networking sites would be given the power to see the anonymous people identified under proposed changes to the Defamation Law in Britain.
McCafferty didn’t know she was live when making Harney comments
The former Minister for Health settles action against Newstalk over comments made on air by Nell McCafferty last year.
Mary Harney reportedly secures €450k settlement with Newstalk
The former Tanaiste had taken a defamation case against radio station over comments made on show.