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Leyonhjelm hires new lawyer as he appeals $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young
Defamation 2020-01-08 2:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former senator David Leyonhjelm is appealing a ruling that socked him with a $120,000 damages bill in a defamation case brought by Greens Senator Sarah […]

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‘Pride and obstinacy’: Judge says Leyonhjelm got ‘locked’ into false claim, awards Hanson-Young $120,000
Defamation 2019-11-25 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been awarded $120,000 in damages after suing former senator David Leyonhjelm, with a judge finding there was no justification for […]

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Law firm can’t see rival’s client addresses in case over allegedly defamatory WeChat message
Defamation 2019-05-13 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed an application by an Australian-Chinese law firm for access to documents from a competitor — including addresses of clients —  in […]

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Hanson-Young defends TV comment that ‘men behave like morons and pigs’
Trials 2019-04-30 5:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

Facing cross-examination on the second day of her defamation hearing against former Senator David Leyonhjelm, Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young denied she suggested all men were […]

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‘Exposed and vulnerable’: Sarah Hanson-Young fights back tears at defamation trial
Defamation 2019-04-29 10:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young was close to tears Monday as she told the Federal Court on the first day of trial in her defamation case […]

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Leyonhjelm loses second bid to dodge Hanson-Young defamation case
Defamation 2019-02-19 11:57 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has lost his challenge to a ruling that denied his request for speedy dismissal of a defamation lawsuit by Greens […]

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No evidence that rapist line uttered, Sarah Hanson-Young tells court
Defamation 2019-02-12 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has slammed Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm’s attempt to stay her defamation case against him without providing evidence that the alleged […]

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Leyonhjelm keeps up parliamentary privilege fight in Sarah Hanson-Young case
Defamation 2018-11-26 10:19 am By Christine Caulfield

Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has made good on his threat to challenge a ruling that kept alive a defamation lawsuit brought by Greens senator […]

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Sarah Hanson-Young’s defamation case survives Leyonhjelm’s dismissal bid
Defamation 2018-11-07 9:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A defamation case brought by Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young against fellow senator David Leyonhjelm will go ahead after Leyonhjelm lost a bid to shut the […]

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Senator looks to shut down Hanson-Young defamation case
Defamation 2018-09-20 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Senator David Leyonhjelm wants the Federal Court to toss a defamation lawsuit filed by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, saying the court is barred from hearing the case […]

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