Kenan Furlong is a partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. His expertise includes white-collar crime, reputational issues, and business-critical commercial disputes.
The Court of Appeal recently reduced the defamation award to Aer Lingus pilot Captain Padraig Higgins. In my view, this case illustrates, more than any other, why juries should no longer have a role in defamation cases.
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