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Nationwide drops judicial bias claim in Geoffrey Rush defamation appeal
Defamation 2019-11-04 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nationwide News is backpedaling from claims that a $2.9 million defamation judgment won by actor Geoffrey Rush should be overturned because of apprehended bias on […]

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Geoffrey Rush loses bid to muzzle publisher in defamation case
Defamation 2019-08-28 10:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Actor Geoffrey Rush has come up short in his bid for an injunction blocking The Daily Telegraph from repeating allegations in the successful defamation case […]

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Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9 million in defamation case
Defamation 2019-05-23 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 2019-05-06 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 2019-04-01 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 2019-01-17 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 2019-01-09 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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‘Sorry’ could have shaved $1M off Alan Jones defamation payout
Defamation 2018-11-16 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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Judge can’t see ‘sinister pattern’ in Geoffrey Rush’s behaviour
Defamation 2018-11-07 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial interjected in Nationwide News’ closing submissions on Wednesday, expressing doubt about the publisher’s interpretation of evidence — including […]

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Citing ‘irreparable harm’ Rush tries to keep Nationwide amendments under wraps
Defamation 2018-10-31 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffrey Rush is seeking to suppress an amended defence by Nationwide News, arguing that if they’re made public the amendments could cause him “irreparable […]

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