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Silk Sue Chrysanthou says costs in dispute over Porter brief ‘substantial’
Defamation 2021-07-20 2:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noting that the legal costs of a dispute over whether she could represent federal minister Christian Porter in his defamation case were “substantial”, Sue Chrysanthou […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to resume with evidence from four Afghan witnesses
Defamation 2021-07-19 4:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Four witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed man off a cliff in Afghanistan will give evidence next week in the war veteran’s […]

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Trial in Ben Roberts-Smith case may move from Sydney as COVID-19 lockdown drags on
Trials 2021-07-14 10:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Trial in the defamation case by war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith against Nine may face additional delays or be transferred out of Sydney after the NSW […]

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Sky News, Jacinta Price hit with defamation suit by news outlet over domestic violence claims
Defamation 2021-07-14 4:22 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Independent online news outlet First Nations Telegraph has filed defamation proceedings against News Corp’s 24-hour news channel Sky News Australia and Alice Springs deputy mayor […]

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Christian Porter says no superior public interest in airing ABC’s defamation defence
Defamation 2021-07-09 7:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Media companies seeking access to the ABC’s unredacted defence in a now-settled defamation case brought by Christian Porter told a judge the principle of open […]

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Barilaro plans ‘wholesale attack’ on Youtuber Jordan Shanks’ truth defence
Defamation 2021-07-09 2:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro will seek to strike out YouTube star Jordan Shanks’ defence to a defamation lawsuit which argues the imputation that the […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks brings truth defence in defamation case by NSW deputy premier
Defamation 2021-07-08 6:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

YouTube star Jordan Shanks has filed his defence to NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro’s defamation lawsuit, claiming imputations from one of his videos that the […]

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‘Cynical and cranky’ tweeter not a journalist, judge rules in defamation case
Defamation 2021-07-06 5:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A self-described “citizen journalist” who publishes “cynical and cranky” opinions about the Australian Stock Exchange on the Twitter account Stockswami cannot claim journalist privilege to […]

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Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich sues HarperCollins over book on Vladimir Putin
Defamation 2021-07-01 7:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has hit publisher HarperCollins with a defamation lawsuit over a book which allegedly implied the businessman had a corrupt relationship with […]

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Court finds trader was defamed by ASIC but throws out $10M lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-30 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Canadian trader Daniel Schlaepfer has suffered a loss in his $10 million defamation case against ASIC, with an appeals court tossing the lawsuit despite finding […]

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