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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to feature testimony from Afghan witnesses about alleged murder
Defamation 2021-04-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed four Afghan witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed Afghan citizen off a cliff to give evidence remotely when […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith’s ex-wife will testify that he lied about matters central to defamation case
Defamation 2021-03-17 2:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former wife of war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith will testify at an upcoming hearing that he lied about matters that are “centrally relevant” to his […]

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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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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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Daily Mail to use Footy Show segment in Erin Molan defamation fight
Defamation 2021-03-19 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Daily Mail wants to question sports presenter Erin Molan over a segment on Nine’s The Footy Show four years ago in which she laughed […]

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ASIC drops investigation into company that filed $10M defamation lawsuit
Financial Services 2020-10-07 5:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has dropped its investigation into trading firm Select Vantage, which brought an unsuccessful $10 million defamation suit against the […]

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McGowan says Clive Palmer can’t defend truth of criminal cover up imputation
Defamation 2020-12-11 10:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Billionaire Clive Palmer cannot defend the truth of alleged defamatory imputations that Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan tried to “cover up” criminal acts and was […]

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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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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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Clive Palmer’s lawyer doubtful McGowan defamation suit can settle in mediation
Defamation 2020-11-10 9:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for billionaire Clive Palmer has expressed doubt that the mining magnate’s defamation case against Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan can be resolved in […]

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