One small victory for Meghan Markle. The 39-year-old’s 10-day trial against the Associated Newspapers — which publishes the Mail on Sunday — was supposed to start on January 11 in London, but a judge agreed to delay the trial for almost a year.
On Thursday, October 29, over the course of a private hearing that was held at the High Court, Judge Justice Warby considered Markle’s request and said the new date will be in the fall of 2021. Warby said that his ruling was based on “confidential grounds” after Markle’s legal team submitted paperwork that morning.
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“The right decision in all the circumstances is to grant the application to adjourn,” Warby said. “That means that the trial date of January 11, 2021, will be vacated and the trial will be refixed for a new date in the autumn.
“Hearings in private are an exception. It ……
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