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Elaine Stead awarded $280,000 for AFR’s ‘targeted campaign of offensive mockery’
Breaking News 2021-01-27 11:26 am By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has been awarded $280,000 in her defamation case against the Nine-owned Australian Financial Review after the Federal Court found she […]

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Blockchain firm founder beats back AFR’s bid to nix defamation case
Defamation 2021-01-18 12:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down an attempt by the publisher of the Australian Financial Review to permanently stay a defamation lawsuit brought by blockchain firm […]

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Nationwide settles Masterchef Jock Zonfrillo’s defamation suit
Defamation 2021-01-18 11:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The publisher of The Australian has settled defamation proceedings brought by celebrity chef Jock Zonfrillo, just a few months after the lawsuit was filed. The […]

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News of Chau Chak Wing’s defamation win can’t be used by publishers in defence of reputation damage
Defamation 2021-01-15 2:57 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down a bid by Nine, the ABC and a high-profile journalist to use articles reporting on Dr Chau Chak Wing’s $280,000 […]

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Clive Palmer offers to drop contempt of court lawsuit against WA Premier
High Court 2021-01-12 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has offered to withdraw his High Court contempt of court lawsuit against Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan “in a spirit of reconciliation […]

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No rest for deep sleep therapy defamation case after appeal filed
Appeals 2021-01-11 3:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two psychiatrists at the heart of the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal have launched an appeal of a decision dismissing their defamation case against HarperCollins […]

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SBS pays nothing to settle defamation lawsuit by Alan Jones
Defamation 2021-01-08 9:56 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Shock jock Alan Jones has reached a settlement in his defamation lawsuit against SBS and The Feed presenter Alex Lee over a television segment that […]

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Barrister sues Fairfax over article claiming he facilitated ‘largest ever’ US tax fraud
Banki Haddock Fiora 2020-12-18 3:55 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A barrister has launched defamation proceedings against Fairfax over an article alleging he spent decades helping Texas billionaire Bob Brockman defraud the United States of […]

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News Corp denies articles suggested lawyer was too old and deaf to represent clients
Defamation 2020-12-18 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A News Corp subsidiary has hit back at a defamation lawsuit by a Sydney-based solicitor claiming two Daily Telegraph articles implied he was too old […]

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McGowan says Clive Palmer can’t defend truth of criminal cover up imputation
Defamation 2020-12-11 10:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Billionaire Clive Palmer cannot defend the truth of alleged defamatory imputations that Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan tried to “cover up” criminal acts and was […]

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