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‘The way to do business’: Federal Court judge wants to make virtual case management hearings permanent
Defamation 2020-06-19 12:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Federal Court judge overseeing Papua New Guinean Politician William Duma’s defamation lawsuit against Fairfax Media has said he would like to move case management […]

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Army chief gets another chance to block war crimes docs in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2020-09-08 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The chief of the Australian Defence Force has been given the opportunity to put on further evidence after a judge said he would otherwise order […]

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Defamation suit accuses AFR of ‘smear campaign’ against Papua New Guinea minister
Defamation 2020-05-18 2:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax Media has been hit with a defamation lawsuit by Papua New Guinea’s Minister of Trade & Commerce, who claims the Australian Financial Review […]

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Last minute bid to protect national security delays Ben Robert-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2020-05-27 8:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A last-minute bid by the Federal Attorney-General to protect national security information has delayed an interlocutory hearing in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit, potentially […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial vacated over coronavirus, national security concerns
Defamation 2020-05-08 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

The six-week trial in four defamation cases brought by war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been pushed off because of restrictions on in-person hearings and the […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith involved in two more killings of Afghan detainees, court hears
Defamation 2020-06-02 7:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The media companies fighting a defamation lawsuit brought by decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has accused the former soldier of involvement in two more alleged […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith says vindication only possible in open court
Defamation 2020-05-14 8:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith  has told a judge hearing defamation proceedings against several media companies over articles accusing him of war crimes that he can […]

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‘I never liked common fund orders anyway’: Judge gives thumbs up to High Court ruling
Class Actions 2020-02-28 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge overseeing a shareholder class action against collapsed engineering group RCR Tomlinson has said goodbye to the common fund order in the case while […]

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Canadian trader seeks to revive $10M defamation case against ASIC
Defamation 2020-02-11 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Canadian trader is appealing a ruling that threw out his $10 million defamation case against the Australian Securities and Investments Commission over allegedly defamatory […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith loses bid for journalists’ sources in defamation case
Defamation 2020-01-07 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been denied access to evidence revealing the identity of confidential sources that leaked information concerning alleged war crimes in Afghanistan […]

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