Depp gets $10.4million as damages while Heard get $2million as verdict for their legal tussle
Depp gets $10.4 million as damages while Heard gets $2million.
The verdict for the legal tussle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is out. Whose side the jury favour and what will be the implication is what this article seeks to find.
Depp gets $10.4 as damages while Heard gets $2million as damages.
The jury has found both actor and actress guilty for defamation. The have however given more damages for the popular actor. This has implied that the actor has legally won the case.
What is the implication for this verdict.
CNN legal analyst: Joey Jackson has described the verdict a “tremendous” legal win for Depp and a repudiation for Heard.
“It’s a tremendous victory,” Jackson said. “What he had to overcome was a First Amendment issue which is that we all have the right to express our thoughts and opinions. What they (the jurors) said was that, yeah, you do have a First Amendment right unless you say something that is false that injures someone’s reputation and causes damages to them in their industry.”