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Sydney lawyer wins costs despite rejecting $120,000 settlement offer in defamation case
Defamation 2021-04-21 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

News Corp and journalist Annette Sharp will have to pay the legal costs of Sydney lawyer Christopher Murphy who won a $110,000 judgment in his […]

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Brother of NBA star sues sister for defamation over historical sexual abuse allegations
Defamation 2021-04-20 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The half-brother and manager of NBA star Ben Simmons has filed defamation proceedings against his half-sister over a barrage of tweets accusing him of sexually molesting her when she was a child.

Sydney lawyer wins $110,000 defamation judgment over ‘gossipy and intrusive’ News Corp article
Defamation 2021-04-19 12:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

High profile criminal lawyer Christopher Murphy has been awarded a $110,000 judgment in his defamation case over a “gossipy and intrusive” Daily Telegraph article which […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accused in court of ‘deliberate concealment’ of docs, as AFP confirms probe
Defamation 2021-04-14 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

News publishers facing a defamation suit by Ben Roberts-Smith have called on the war veteran to explain alleged “deliberate concealment” of documents relevant to the […]

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Herald Sun exec settles defamation lawsuit by former MP Melissa Parke
Defamation 2021-04-13 4:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Herald Sun executive Dr Colin Rubenstein has settled a lawsuit by former Labor MP Melissa Parke accusing him of defaming her in an email and […]

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Nine settles John Hewson defamation suit over ‘seriously dishonest’ report
Defamation 2021-04-12 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit by former Liberal leader John Hewson alleging a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm […]

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Daily Mail can’t grill Erin Molan about Footy Show incident ahead of defamation trial
Defamation 2021-04-08 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing sports presenter Erin Molan’s defamation case against the Daily Mail won’t force Molan to be questioned ahead of trail about a segment […]

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Fairfax settles defamation suit by vindicated ex-Leighton CFO Peter Gregg
Defamation 2021-04-07 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax has settled long-running defamation proceedings brought by former Leighton Holdings CFO Peter Gregg over 11 articles that accused him of corruption, after he won […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to feature testimony from Afghan witnesses about alleged murder
Defamation 2021-04-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed four Afghan witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed Afghan citizen off a cliff to give evidence remotely when […]

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Porter says ABC journalist’s ‘hypocrisy’ boosts case for aggravated damages
Defamation 2021-04-01 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The “hypocrisy” of ABC journalist Louise Milligan in criticising the host of Media Watch for not seeking comment before a broadcast last month has aggravated […]

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