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Lawyer accused of ‘abysmal arrogance’ wins appeal of $360,000 defamation award
Appeals 2021-02-24 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A lawyer who a judge accused of “abysmal arrogance and sense of privilege” has won her appeal of a ruling ordering her to pay $360,000 […]

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Chau Chak Wing awarded $590,000 in defamation case against ABC, Nine
Defamation 2021-02-02 12:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak Wing has been awarded $590,000 in a Federal Court judgment that found an ABC Four Corner’s report contained “untrue and […]

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News of Chau Chak Wing’s defamation win can’t be used by publishers in defence of reputation damage
Defamation 2021-01-15 2:57 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down a bid by Nine, the ABC and a high-profile journalist to use articles reporting on Dr Chau Chak Wing’s $280,000 […]

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Newspapers seek ‘deeply personal’ documents about Ben Roberts-Smith’s alleged affair
Defamation 2020-11-02 4:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers from three newspapers being sued by war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith for defamation are seeking sensitive documents alleged to show the former soldier asked his […]

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ABC acted with malice in ‘set up’ of Racing NSW head, court hears
Defamation 2020-08-11 6:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In airing a ‘7:30′ segment that revealed racehorses were being slaughtered in violation of industry rules, the ABC acted with malice in what was a […]

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Media companies can file evidence of another alleged murder in Roberts-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2020-08-03 2:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Media companies that are fighting defamation proceedings over articles that accused decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith of war crimes have won court permission to amend […]

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‘Abysmal arrogance’: Lawyer hit with $300,000 damages bill after neighbourhood dispute
Defamation 2020-07-14 7:45 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has slammed a lawyer for her “abysmal arrogance and sense of privilege”, ordering her to pay $300,000 to her Balmain neighbour after a […]

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Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith likely to give evidence in open court
Defamation 2020-06-24 9:20 pm By Alison Eveleigh

After claiming he could be vindicated only by giving evidence in open court, war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith looks likely to get his wish, as the […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith involved in two more killings of Afghan detainees, court hears
Defamation 2020-06-02 7:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The media companies fighting a defamation lawsuit brought by decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has accused the former soldier of involvement in two more alleged […]

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Last minute bid to protect national security delays Ben Robert-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2020-05-27 8:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A last-minute bid by the Federal Attorney-General to protect national security information has delayed an interlocutory hearing in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit, potentially […]

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