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Dossier of Christian Porter’s alleged rape victim released by court in case against silk
Defamation 2021-06-24 11:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The dossier by the woman who accused former Attorney-General Christian Porter of rape has been made public in a case brought by the woman’s friend […]

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Intellectual freedom a ‘foundational’ principle, sacked climate skeptic professor tells High Court
High Court 2021-06-23 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd brought his case challenging his dismissal by James Cook University to the High Court on Wednesday, with a lawyer […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou could face disciplinary proceedings over Christian Porter brief
Legal Ethics 2021-06-17 2:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Leading defamation silk Sue Chrysanthou is facing possible disciplinary action arising from her representation of Liberal minister Christian Porter in a now-settled defamation case against […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou hit with costs in Jo Dyer lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-11 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou have been ordered to foot the legal bill of Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Porter […]

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Christian Porter faces threat of defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-01 10:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Christian Porter of rape, has threatened to sue the cabinet minister for defamation over public statements […]

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Government defeats challenge to COVID-19 ban on overseas travel
Coronavirus 2021-06-01 2:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has thrown out a legal challenge to the Morrison government’s ban on Australians travelling overseas during COVID-19, saying that Parliament had intended to […]

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Christian Porter drops defamation case against ABC after losing silk
Defamation 2021-05-31 4:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Federal government minister Christian Porter has discontinued his defamation action against the ABC and Louise Milligan, just days after a court ruled that silk Sue […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou must return brief in Christian Porter defamation case
Defamation 2021-05-27 5:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has issued an injunction restraining barrister Sue Chrysanthou SC from acting for Christian Porter in his defamation case against the ABC. In a […]

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‘Very bad idea’: Barrister warned Chrysanthou about fallout if she took Porter brief
Defamation 2021-05-26 8:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A junior barrister expressed concerns to Sue Chrysanthou SC about her acting for Christian Porter in his defamation proceedings against the ABC, saying friends of […]

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‘It is an expensive business’: Christian Porter says defamation suit will be ‘massive’ financial drain
Defamation 2021-05-26 12:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has dodged a question about whether his defamation lawsuit against the ABC and reporter Louise Milligan is being funded by third […]

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