ABC (A mother) v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

Libel and slander – Defamatory statement. The claimant's claim for slander against two police officers failed. The Queen's Bench Division held that she had failed to prove that all but one of the words complained of could have been published or said by the officers and had also failed to prove that the publication complained of caused serious harm to her reputation, as required by s 1 of the Defamation Act 2013.

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