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Monsanto to attack decades of science in Roundup class action, court told
Trials 2023-09-04 10:25 pm By Sam Matthews

On the first day of a seven-week trial, the applicant in a class action against Monsanto has taken aim at the agrochemical giant’s “same old […]

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Nine’s stories on surgeon the ‘opposite of public interest’, court told
Trials 2023-09-04 11:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A top orthopaedic surgeon and former NSW Australian of the year has argued in his defamation case against Nine that stories detailing his alleged negligence […]

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Bayer’s Monsanto takes Roundup class action to trial
Trials 2023-09-01 11:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Agrochemical giant Monsanto is digging in for a fight in a class action over its alleged carcinogenic weed killer, Roundup, having refused to budge in […]

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Court awards $300,000 for wrongful imprisonment by family law judge
Legal Ethics 2023-08-30 12:34 pm By Sam Matthews

A Queensland man has prevailed in his case alleging Federal Circuit and Family Court Judge Salvatore Vasta unlawfully imprisoned him for contempt after he failed […]

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Heston Russell defamation judge ‘disturbed’ by ABC press release
Defamation 2023-08-30 11:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing the defamation trial of former commando Heston Russell said he was “disturbed” by an ABC press release following the broadcaster’s decision to […]

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Truth shouldn’t ‘straitjacket’ public interest defence, says judge in Heston Russell case
Defamation 2023-08-29 10:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing closing submissions in Heston Russell’s defamation case against the ABC has expressed “significant reservations” about evidence by the former commando and said […]

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ABC journalist named in Heston Russell defamation case questioned on credibility of key source
Defamation 2023-08-01 10:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned an ABC journalist who is the target of a defamation case by ex-commando Heston Russell if he should have treated a […]

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Public interest defence not defined by truth, ABC tells court in Heston Russell defamation case
Defamation 2023-07-31 9:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has defended its reporting of alleged war crimes in a defamation case by ex-commando Heston Russell, saying the debate over whether […]

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Super trustee Diversa can’t dodge blame for banned financial adviser, court told
Trials 2023-07-31 10:02 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has told a trial judge that superannuation trustee Diversa can’t hide behind outsourcing arrangements to explain its alleged failures […]

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ABC source for Heston Russell articles told reporter his memory was ‘hazy’, court hears
Sue Chrysanthou 2023-07-28 10:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A source for ABC articles over alleged war crimes that are at the centre of a defamation case by ex-commando Heston Russell told reporters his […]

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