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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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‘Seriously dishonest conduct’: Former Liberal leader John Hewson sues Nine for defamation
Defamation 2020-07-06 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Liberal leader John Hewson has filed a defamation suit against Nine, claiming a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm was gratuitous […]

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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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‘The way to do business’: Federal Court judge wants to make virtual case management hearings permanent
Defamation 2020-06-19 12:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Federal Court judge overseeing Papua New Guinean Politician William Duma’s defamation lawsuit against Fairfax Media has said he would like to move case management […]

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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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Defamation suit accuses AFR of ‘smear campaign’ against Papua New Guinea minister
Defamation 2020-05-18 2:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax Media has been hit with a defamation lawsuit by Papua New Guinea’s Minister of Trade & Commerce, who claims the Australian Financial Review […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith says vindication only possible in open court
Defamation 2020-05-14 8:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith  has told a judge hearing defamation proceedings against several media companies over articles accusing him of war crimes that he can […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial vacated over coronavirus, national security concerns
Defamation 2020-05-08 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

The six-week trial in four defamation cases brought by war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been pushed off because of restrictions on in-person hearings and the […]

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