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Senior Smith, Oswest v Gleaner (Media) Company Limited and Lisa Palmer-Hamilton

Case Number: 
2017/HCV00031
Presiding Judge: 
Neutral Citation: 
[2022] JMSC CIV 57
Date of Delivery: 
28.04.2022

Civil Procedure - Rule 26.1 of Civil Procedure Rules - Application to strike out claim - Whether there are reasonable grounds for bringing the claim -  Issue estoppel - whether issue in claim subject to issue estoppel on the basis of it being the subject of Court of Appeal judgment; Defamation - Absolute privilege - Whether words spoken during trial by counsel subject to absolute privilege.

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