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Ben Roberts-Smith can’t cross examine wife over confidential emails
Trials 2022-05-16 2:51 pm By Sam Matthews

Ben Roberts-Smith, who is suing Fairfax for defamation, has lost an appeal of a judge’s decision refusing cross-examination of his ex-wife over allegations she accessed […]

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Court accepts Ramsay Health in-house counsel ‘drowning in work’ during COVID-19
Legal Ethics 2022-05-11 9:00 pm By Sam Matthews

Ramsay Health Care Australia has been let off the hook for using emails subpoenaed in a defamation case between two feuding surgeons at one of […]

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Eleven women to testify they were harassed by actor Craig McLachlan
Trials 2022-05-10 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

Eleven women will give evidence of sexually inappropriate behaviour by actor Craig McLachlan in his defamation case against Rocky Horror Show co-star Christie Whelan Browne […]

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Showbiz ‘different to other workplaces’, Craig McLachlan’s lawyer tells court
Defamation 2022-05-09 9:41 pm By Sam Matthews

A parade of actors are expected to take the stand and testify against Craig McLachlan at a trial that kicked off Monday in his defamation […]

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Google fends off appeal in doctor’s defamation case over hyperlinks
Defamation 2022-05-09 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Google has fought off a legal challenge to a decision rejecting a South Australian doctor’s bid to access search data and internal company documents in […]

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Ex-DomaCom boss says Nine’s reporting of AustAgri deal cost him his job
Media 2022-05-06 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Founder and former CEO of listed investment firm DomaCom is suing Nine over an episode of A Current Affair that allegedly suggested he was involved […]

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ABC’s ‘fool’ claims shot down in defamation suit over ‘Putin’s Patriots’
Defamation 2022-05-06 5:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has struck out part of the ABC’s defence in a lawsuit by the head of Russian motorcycle club Night Wolves over an allegedly […]

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Fairfax sued by synagogue head over ‘gossipy, mocking, sensational’ Age report
Defamation 2022-05-04 5:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former synagogue president and Victorian Liberal party treasurer David Mond is suing Nine-owned Fairfax, The Age and two journalists for defamation over three articles accusing […]

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Peter Dutton says ‘mental gymnastics’ needed for activist’s reading of ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Defamation 2022-05-03 3:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Counsel for Peter Dutton has told a court a reader needed to do “mental gymnastics” to understand activist Shane Bazzi’s “rape apologist” tweet as saying […]

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Nine not meeting defamation case ‘head on’, says bank boss accused of tax evasion
Defamation 2022-05-03 9:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

CEO and founder of Euro Pacific Bank Peter Schiff says Nine is refusing to meet his case “head on” in its defence to defamation claims […]

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