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Ben Roberts-Smith takes stand as court hears of cover up of six murders
Defamation 2021-06-10 2:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith took the stand on Thursday after publishers accused of defaming him detailed how the war veteran allegedly murdered six civilians and engaged in […]

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‘Uncomfortable’ judge told Ben Roberts-Smith not in relationship with lawyer
Legal Ethics 2021-06-09 1:35 pm By Cindy Cameronne

News publisher Fairfax has been accused of attempts to intimidate Ben Roberts-Smith’s lawyer in contempt of court by publishing inaccurate media reports that the solicitor […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith owed record damages after reputation ‘smashed and destroyed’ by Fairfax, court hears
Defamation 2021-06-08 12:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith is owed record aggravated damages from Fairfax for publishing allegations of war crimes that it knew was false and decimating […]

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‘Corrosive jealousy’ drove allegations against Ben Roberts-Smith, court hears
Defamation 2021-06-07 2:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former soldiers driven by ‘corrosive jealousy’ of Ben Roberts-Smith plotted to take down the Victoria Cross recipient and were aided by “credulous journalists”, a court […]

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Peter V’landys appeals loss in defamation case over ABC racehorse cruelty report
Appeals 2021-06-07 10:07 am By Christine Caulfield

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM is challenging a judge’s decision to toss his defamation case against the ABC over a 7:30 segment that revealed […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuses ex-wife of accessing email correspondence with lawyers
Defamation 2021-06-04 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ex-wife of accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith may have accessed his email account containing privileged communications with lawyers, a barrister for the former soldier […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith sues ex-wife ahead of defamation trial over war crimes allegations
Defamation 2021-06-03 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has brought legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence for Nine at the upcoming trial in […]

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Tweet labelling Peter Dutton a ‘rape apologist’ was fair comment, says refugee activist
Defamation 2021-06-02 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A refugee activist has hit back at a defamation lawsuit brought by Peter Dutton over a tweet calling the defence minister a “rape apologist”, saying […]

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Publishers win access to Ben Roberts-Smith’s medical records as defamation trial looms
Defamation 2021-06-02 9:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith has lost a bid to shield his medical records from three publishers less than a week before his high-profile defamation case […]

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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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