Mahon and Others v Mahon and Others: CA 23 May 1997

Appeal from striking out of defamation action as abuse of process.
[1997] 3 All ER 687, [1997] EWCA Civ 1770, [1998] QB 424, [1997] 3 WLR 1230, [1997] EMLR 558
England and Wales
CitedMarks v Beyfus 1890
The plaintiff claimed damages for malicious prosecution. He called the Director of Public Prosecutions as a witness, who refused to identify the name of the person who had given him the information on which he had acted against the plaintiff.
Updated: 02 June 2021; Ref: scu.142166