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Meghan Markle court papers: Judge says dad ‘rightly’ kept in dark over postponement

Meghan’s estranged father has not been told why her girl’s privacy court case has been pushed back to autumn next year, High Court judge Mr Justice Warby said. In a heavily redacted three-page judgement made public today, the senior judge said: “The evidence before me included not only an account of Mr Markle’s situation and health but also an account of his views and feelings about a possible delay to the trial. But it was not suggested that his feelings on that matter should guide my decision. Rightly so, and particularly so when – as Ms Hartley makes clear – he has (quite rightly) not been told the confidential basis for the adjournment application.” 

Liz Hartley, mentioned by the judge in his statement, is Associated Newspapers’ group editorial legal director.
In the judgement, Mr Justice Warby discussed how important Mr Markle would be as a witness at the trial and whether ……

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