"TIMES" v. "DOMINION."
(Per Press Association.)
WELLINGTON, March 7
Addressing ;the jury in .-the "Times;"- ---" Dominion" libel action, Mr Justice Hosking said the true meaning of the article complained of was for the jury to determine, and not for him—he had nothing whatever to say as to whether it was in fact a libel or not. The" Judge placed, the following issues before the jury:—(1) Was the article in question published of and concerning the plaintiff company ?> (2) Is the article defamatory ? (3) Is the. article fair and bona fide comment on matter previously published by the "Times" in newspapers put in as evidence? (4)'lf defamatory, and not fair comment, to what damage is the plaintiff company entitled? The jury retired at 11.45 a.m.
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"TIMES" v. "DOMINION.", Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914
"TIMES" v. "DOMINION." Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914
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