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Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9 million in defamation case
Defamation May 23, 2019 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded almost $2.9 million in damages following his successful defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News, as the court […]

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Judge who ruled for Geoffrey Rush was biased, Daily Telegraph says in appeal
Defamation May 6, 2019 10:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has appealed a $850,000 judgment against it in a defamation case brought by actor Geoffrey Rush, saying the judge who […]

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Judgment looms in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Defamation April 1, 2019 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected next week in the closely watched defamation suit brought by actor Geoffrey Rush against Nationwide News, with the ruling¬†expected to generate considerable […]

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Craig McLachlan wins stay of defamation case amid criminal charges
Defamation January 17, 2019 2:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Craig McLachlan has won a bid to stay his defamation case against actress Christie Whelan Browne, Fairfax Media and the ABC in light of […]

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Ex-Liberal MP can’t get names of News Corp sources behind leaked erotic lit
Defamation January 9, 2019 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing former Liberal politician Dennis Jensen’s defamation case against News Corp has denied him access to the identity of anonymous sources who leaked […]

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Geoffrey Rush accuser tells court she felt ‘trapped’ on stage
Defamation October 30, 2018 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush’s co-star Eryn Jean Norvill took the stand Tuesday in the actor’s defamation case against Nationwide News, telling a court she felt “panicked” and […]

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‘Sorry’ could have shaved $1M off Alan Jones defamation payout
Defamation November 16, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Broadcaster Alan Jones declined an offer to settle a lawsuit alleging he defamed a prominent Queensland family by blaming them for the deaths of 12 […]

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Expert reports by Geoffrey Rush’s buddies should be inadmissible, Nationwide says
Defamation October 26, 2018 11:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nationwide News says two expert reports written by a friend and agent of actor Geoffrey Rush should be thrown out because the two are advocates […]

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Director denies telling Geoffrey Rush to be less ‘creepy’
Defamation October 25, 2018 8:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The director of the King Lear production at the centre of a defamation case brought by Geoffrey Rush said on the witness stand Thursday he […]

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Geoffrey Rush grilled about tongue emoji on day 2 of defamation trial
Defamation October 23, 2018 8:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush was cross-examined at length on Tuesday about the meaning behind a text he sent to colleague Eryn Jean Norvill that included an emoji […]

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