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Craig comeback as likely as second coming

Colin Craig is talking about being open to political comeback. Is he that out of touch with reality?

Barry Soper at NZH: Colin Craig open to a political comeback… 741 more words


MacGregor found not to have breached confidentiality agreement

The Human Rights Review Tribunal decision (MacGregor v Craig NZHRRT 6) has determined that Rachel MacGregor did not breach the confidentiality agreement made with Colin Craig in a Human Rights Commission mediation process. 952 more words


MacGregor v Craig [2016] NZHRRT 6

Most of the media attention on the Human Rights Review Tribunal decision (MacGregor v Craig NZHRRT 6) is on the findings made against Colin Craig, and the damages awarded  to MacGregor totalling $128,780. 144 more words


Defamation - "there could be a chilling effect"

The huge amount that a jury awarded Jordan Williams in his defamation case against Colin Craig has raised quite a few eyebrows.

In Craig’s ‘breathtaking’ $1.3m defamation damages could set New Zealand record, says legal expert… 421 more words


Slater explains Craig's appeal problem

Bill Hodge, expert on defamation, has called the award of $1.27 million in damages against Colin Craig as “breathtaking, eye-watering and mind-boggling” and that it is potentially a landmark moment in New Zealand defamation history. 1,222 more words


High cost of civil justice

That a public spat over a woman is going to end up costing people millions of dollars seems quite remarkable. One person involved, Colin Craig, wanted to be a politician and the other, Jordan Williams, was a political activist/lobbyist, but the costs involved in seeking civil just (that at times was far from civil) are mind boggling. 744 more words


Williams v Craig - $1.27m

The jury have found that Colin Craig defamed Jordan Williams (two  counts) and have awarded a total of $1.27 million.

On count one, the jury ordered $400,000 be paid in compensation caused for the injury to Williams’ reputation and feelings and $90,000 in punitive damages for Craig’s “flagrant disregard” of Jordan’s rights.

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