Clarke v Norton

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38 cases
  • Associated Newspapers Ltd v Burstein
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 June 2007
    ...Sharp contends that the words contain a strong element of value judgment and she relies upon the often-quoted statement of Cussen J in Clarke v. Norton [1910] VLR 494 at 499, approved by the Court of Appeal in Branson v. Bower (No. 1) [2001] EWCA Civ 791 at paragraph 12: “More accurately it......
  • Matthias Rath v (1) Guardian News and Media Ltd (2) Ben Goldacre
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 5 March 2008
    ...This test is, in my view, accurately described in Gatley 9th Edition, Chapter 12.6. Citing from a judgment of Cussen J in Clarke-v Norton [1910] VLR 494 at 499, the editors state, as to what amounts to comment for the purposes of permitting the defence of fair comment: “More accurately it h......
  • Alan Massie V. Callum Mccaig And Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 1 March 2013
    ...Bower [2001] EMLR 800, Latham LJ at paras 11-12 citing Gatley on Libel and Slander (9th ed, para 12.6) under reference to Clarke v Norton [1910] VLR 494, Cussen J at 499; Jeyaretnam v Goh Chok Tong [1989] 1 WLR 1109 Lord Ackner, delivering the judgment of the Privy Council, at 1113). The co......
  • Channel Seven Adelaide Pty Ltd v Manock
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 13 December 2007 173 per Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Menzies and Owen JJ; Petritsis v Hellenic Herald Pty Ltd [1978] 2 NSWLR 174 at 196 per Mahoney JA. 37Clarke v Norton [1910] VLR 494 at 38O'Brien v Marquis of Salisbury (1889) 6 TLR 133 at 137. 39Crawford v Albu 1917 AD 102 at 105 per Bristowe J, approved at......
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