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Labor MP Emma Husar files defamation suit against Buzzfeed
Defamation December 7, 2018 11:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Labor MP Emma Husar is suing publisher Buzzfeed for defamation over an article and two social media posts that claimed she exposed herself to an […]

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Ex-RFG head hits Fairfax with defamation lawsuit
Defamation November 30, 2018 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax is facing a defamation lawsuit from the former head of franchise giant Retail Food Group, who alleges a series of articles in the Sydney […]

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Mark Latham faces $100,000 bill after settling defamation case
Defamation November 26, 2018 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former MP Mark Latham has agreed to settle a defamation case brought against him by the political editor of pop culture site Junkee, and he […]

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Leyonhjelm keeps up parliamentary privilege fight in Sarah Hanson-Young case
Defamation November 26, 2018 10:19 am By Christine Caulfield

Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has made good on his threat to challenge a ruling that kept alive a defamation lawsuit brought by Greens senator […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuser fears for safety in defamation trial
Defamation November 22, 2018 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case who has accused the war hero of domestic violence has described “genuine fears” for her […]

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High Court declines Rebel Wilson appeal in defamation case
Defamation November 16, 2018 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rebel Wilson has lost a bid to have the High Court reconsider an appeals court’s decision to slash her record $4.75 million award in a […]

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‘Sorry’ could have shaved $1M off Alan Jones defamation payout
Defamation November 16, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Broadcaster Alan Jones declined an offer to settle a lawsuit alleging he defamed a prominent Queensland family by blaming them for the deaths of 12 […]

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Judge can’t see ‘sinister pattern’ in Geoffrey Rush’s behaviour
Defamation November 7, 2018 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial interjected in Nationwide News’ closing submissions on Wednesday, expressing doubt about the publisher’s interpretation of evidence — including […]

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Sarah Hanson-Young’s defamation case survives Leyonhjelm’s dismissal bid
Defamation November 7, 2018 9:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

A defamation case brought by Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young against fellow senator David Leyonhjelm will go ahead after Leyonhjelm lost a bid to shut the […]

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ABC, Fairfax appeal in Chau Chak Wing case to have ‘massive ramifications’ for press, court hears
Media November 7, 2018 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for the ABC and Fairfax has told the Federal Court that an appeal against the dismissal of their truth defence in the Chau […]

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