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Peter V’landys loses defamation case against ABC over racehorse cruelty report
Defamation 2021-05-14 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM has lost his defamation case against the ABC, with a judge rejected allegations a 7.30 segment, which revealed racehorses […]

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Judge hits pause on Christian Porter defamation case amid dispute over top silk
Defamation 2021-05-14 12:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has temporarily adjourned former attorney-general Christian Porter’s defamation lawsuit against the ABC over its coverage of historic rape allegations pending the outcome of a separate legal challenge over whether barrister Sue Chrysanthou SC can represent him in the case.

Friend of Christian Porter accuser denies delay in legal action against silk
Legal Ethics 2021-05-13 4:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The woman bringing court action seeking to stop Christian Porter’s senior barrister from acting for the former attorney-general in his defamation case against the ABC has attacked suggestions that she strategically delayed bringing the conflict of interest challenge.

Court action seeks to block defamation silk from acting for Christian Porter
Legal Ethics 2021-05-12 11:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Senior barrister Sue Chrysanthou SC is reportedly facing court action to prevent her from continuing to act for Christian Porter in the former attorney-general’s defamation […]

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Rape allegations ‘could not be dismissed as trivial’, ABC says in defence to Porter suit
Defamation 2021-05-07 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ABC has come out swinging in its defence to former attorney-general Christian Porter’s lawsuit over an allegedly defamatory article concerning historical rape allegations, saying […]

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ABC to call 15 witnesses to establish substantial truth in Porter defamation case, court hears
Defamation 2021-05-07 11:53 am By Christine Caulfield

Facing a defamation suit by former attorney-general Christian Porter over an article centring on historical rape allegations, the ABC has said it will argue the […]

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Porter asks court to suppress part of ABC’s defence to defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2021-05-06 11:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former attorney-general Christian Porter is seeking to block the public from seeing portions of the ABC’s defence to claims that it defamed him with an […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks says NSW Deputy Premier threatened to sue for defamation
Defamation 2021-05-04 4:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro is allegedly threatening to sue YouTuber Jordan Shanks for defamation over videos which allegedly implied he acted corruptly and engaged […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accused of threatening ex-wife ahead of defamation trial
Defamation 2021-04-29 7:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith threatened legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence against him in an upcoming defamation trial, if she disclosed information […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith takes leave from Seven Networks as defamation trial approaches
Justice Anthony Besanko 2021-04-26 10:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has taken leave from his role as general manager of Seven Networks in Queensland, less than two months before trial begins […]

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