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Context arguments rejected in Rachel Riley Tweet claim (Riley v Murray)

Published on: 29 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Context arguments rejected in Rachel Riley Tweet claim (Riley v Murray)
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

TMT analysis: In this defamation case, the High Court has ruled on the natural and ordinary meaning of a Tweet which concerned the television presenter, Rachel Riley. It held that parts of the Tweet were defamatory at common law and also found as inadmissible contextual evidence which the defendant had sought to rely on. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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