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Trial in Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case delayed to 2022
Defamation 2021-10-15 9:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has adjourned trial in the defamation case by accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith to early 2022, saying relocation was not practical after COVID-19 […]

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Instagram takes offensive in trade mark battle with Instagoods
Intellectual Property 2021-09-02 5:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Social media giant Instagram has accused Australian retail tech and dating startup Instagoods of “flagrant” trade mark infringement and breaches of the Australian Consumer Law, […]

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Prospect of longer COVID-19 lockdown stalls Ben Roberts-Smith trial
Defamation 2021-08-02 12:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Trial in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case over articles accusing him of war crimes has been adjourned until November in light of the current […]

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Nine witness accused of lying for compensation in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-28 2:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A witness for two Nine-owned newspapers sued by Ben Roberts-Smith has been accused of fabricating a story that the war veteran kicked his step-uncle off […]

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Foreign troops were ‘infidels’, Afghan witness tells court in Ben-Roberts Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-27 7:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Australian soldiers who raided a village in Afghanistan were “infidels” and the people they killed were “martyrs”, an Afghan villager related to a man allegedly […]

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QBE wins appeal in Opal Tower coverage row with Icon, but no success for Liberty
Insurance 2021-07-21 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that Liberty Mutual Insurance, but not QBE, is required to cover Icon Construction’s losses stemming from the Opal Tower […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to resume with evidence from four Afghan witnesses
Defamation 2021-07-19 4:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Four witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed man off a cliff in Afghanistan will give evidence next week in the war veteran’s […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial adjourned as COVID-19 flares in NSW
Trials 2021-06-29 1:35 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Trial in the defamation case by accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has been adjourned for three weeks after COVID-19 restrictions prevented witnesses from travelling to […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith admits emailing SAS witness about compound where alleged murders took place
Defamation 2021-06-24 4:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith has told a court that he exchanged emails with a SAS witness about a compound where he was alleged to have murdered a […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith denies sending threatening letters to SAS soldier
Defamation 2021-06-23 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has denied allegations that he sent off threatening letters to a former SAS colleague to stop him from talking to the […]

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