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Christian Porter dodges committee examination of secret donations
Defamation 2021-10-21 1:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The federal government has shot down a Labor push for the privileges committee to examine former Attorney-General Christian Porter after he refused to reveal information […]

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Christian Porter targets former Solicitor-General’s briefs in Jo Dyer appeal
Defamation 2021-10-15 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter wants to rely on new evidence relating to former Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson SC as he appeals the removal of his high […]

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Trial in Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case delayed to 2022
Defamation 2021-10-15 9:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has adjourned trial in the defamation case by accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith to early 2022, saying relocation was not practical after COVID-19 […]

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‘Horribly offensive’: Peter Dutton tells court of hurt at rape apologist tweet
Trials 2021-10-06 3:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Defence minister Peter Dutton has given evidence of his “hurt” at trial in a defamation case over a tweet accusing him of being a rape […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith fights ‘ridiculous’ bid to make medical records public as trial faces delay
Arthur Moses 2021-10-01 4:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith is fighting to shield medical records Fairfax says should be made public to “safeguard open justice”, as trial in his […]

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Judge grapples with his ‘white male privilege’ in Erin Molan trial
Trials 2021-09-30 8:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has spoken of his personal challenge as an “older, white male” in deciding the objective meaning of racism in Nine Network sports reporter […]

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Fairfax to compensate PNG minister, ‘ludicrous’ objection to orders shot down
Defamation 2021-09-21 3:40 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Nine subsidiary Fairfax Media has agreed to pay compensation to a Papua New Guinea politician who sued the publisher for defamation for allegedly engaging in […]

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Judge dodges defamation suit by kosher inspector accused of not having ‘shem tov’
Defamation 2021-09-20 6:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Western Australia Supreme Court judge has dodged a lawsuit by a kosher compliance inspector who alleged he was defamed by an email that claimed […]

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Sam Newman, Donald Scott settle defamation suit over iconic AFL pic
Defamation 2021-09-20 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A defamation case brought by former footy show host Sam Newman and AFL veteran Donald Scott against sports photographer Wayne Ludbey over comments made about […]

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Christian Porter resigns from frontbench after accepting secret donations
Defamation 2021-09-20 12:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter has stepped down from the federal cabinet after refusing to reveal information about an anonymous donor that covered a portion of […]

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