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Defamation-02.06.2022, Sputnik International

The Depp-Hard defamation trial, which took place on Wednesday after a seven-week proceeding filed in a defamation proceeding against Johnny Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard, later refuted. Civil affairs materialized after Haad wrote a December 2018 editorial and she called herself a “public figure representing domestic violence.”

in the meantime Johnny DeppThe 58-year-old was not attending the Fairfax County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Fans of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star have made a significant presence outside the county courthouse in northern Virginia to publicly celebrate the jury’s verdict.

The jury actually asked Depp for $ 50 million in damages Amber Heard36, awarded accordingly $ 10 Million Compensatory Damages When $ 5 million punitive damages. The latter award will be adjusted from $ 5 million to $ 350,000Restrictions on punitive damages in Virginia.

US Jury Trial Rules Both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are liable for defamation

Hard, who sought $ 100 million in damages in a countersuit, was awarded after being found to have been defamed by Depp. $ 2 Million Compensatory Damages When $ 0 for punitive damages.

https://sputniknews.com/20220602/libel-liabilities–1095933842.html Defamation-02.06.2022, Sputnik International

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