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Rabbi loses defamation case over coverage of child sex abuse comments
Defamation 2020-02-03 2:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney rabbi who told the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse that he did not know touching a child’s genitals was a crime has […]

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Seven beats off defamation suit over Today Tonight segment on ‘dodgy’ used-car salesman
Defamation 2020-01-23 2:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a defamation case brought over a Today Tonight report that featured a violent confrontation of an Adelaide used-car salesman who allegedly […]

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Ten says report on genital silicone injections not defamatory, in public interest
Defamation 2020-01-21 2:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defending a defamation case brought by the head of a group of gay ‘pups’, Network Ten has argued that a report about an Australian man […]

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Elaine Stead hits Nine with defamation suit over Blue Sky coverage
Defamation 2020-01-09 1:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Elaine Stead, venture capitalist and former executive director of doomed fund manager Blue Sky Alternative Investments, has filed defamation proceedings against Nine-owned Fairfax over a […]

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Leyonhjelm hires new lawyer as he appeals $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young
Defamation 2020-01-08 2:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former senator David Leyonhjelm is appealing a ruling that socked him with a $120,000 damages bill in a defamation case brought by Greens Senator Sarah […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith loses bid for journalists’ sources in defamation case
Defamation 2020-01-07 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been denied access to evidence revealing the identity of confidential sources that leaked information concerning alleged war crimes in Afghanistan […]

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Leyonhjelm used settlement offer to ‘attack’ Sarah Hanson-Young, court hears
Defamation 2019-12-17 10:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former senator David Leyonhjelm used a settlement offer as another platform to attack Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young ahead of her win in a defamation case, […]

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High Court shoots down ABC, Nine appeal in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-12-13 9:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not hear an appeal by the ABC and Nine seeking to revive their truth defence in a defamation lawsuit brought by […]

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Ex-Retail Food Group head settles defamation case
Defamation 2019-12-09 1:25 pm By

The former chief executive of Retail Food Group has resolved his defamation case against Fairfax Media, after claiming that a series of articles in the […]

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ASIC dodges $10M defamation suit as judge points finger at traders
Defamation 2019-11-26 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has successfully defended a $10 million defamation case brought by a Canadian trader, with a judge finding any loss experienced was due to his […]

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