Punishment that was not a crime: why Mosley won in the high court – The Guardian

Posted July 25th, 2008 in defamation, news, privacy by sally

“It was at 7:50am on Thursday July 10 when it all started to go really wrong for the News of the World. It was then, on the fourth day of Max Mosley’s privacy action, that the paper’s barrister, Mark Warby QC, received the devastating news from his clients. Woman E, the dominatrix paid £12,000 to secretly film Mosley in a sadomasochistic orgy, wasn’t coming to court that morning to appear as the paper’s star witness after all. ‘Her emotional and mental state is such that it would not be fair or reasonable to call her to give evidence’, Warby told the judge, Mr Justice Eady.”

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The Guardian, 25th July 2008

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