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Judge says Nine’s ‘pride or ego’ only reason for alleged defamatory articles staying online
Defamation 2021-08-25 6:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a Papua New Guinean politician’s defamation lawsuit has criticised Nine’s refusal to take down two allegedly defamatory articles ahead of a delayed […]

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Bar Association defends judges’ impartiality in face of ‘misleading’ bias analysis
Business of Law 2021-08-23 4:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Bar Association has criticised “flawed” methodology used to analyse the competency of judges, weighing in on controversy over the Australian Law Reform Commission’s […]

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‘Completely off the track’: Judge got it wrong in deep sleep therapy case, Full Court told
Appeals 2021-08-23 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who dismissed a defamation case against HarperCollins by two psychiatrists who administered the controversial deep sleep therapy at Chelmsford Private Hospital in the […]

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Telegraph says art dealer’s ‘misrepresentation’ invalidates $50K settlement deal in defamation case
Defamation 2021-08-23 2:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $50,000 settlement agreement between Nationwide News and an art collector who alleged he was defamed by a Sunday Telegraph article was invalid because the […]

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Former Liberal power broker accuses 60 Minutes of ‘reckless’ defamation
Defamation 2021-08-20 2:19 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Former vice president of the Victorian Liberal Party Marcus Bastiaan has hit Nine with a defamation lawsuit over an explosive 60 Minutes report which allegedly […]

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Developer’s ‘utterly unreasonable’ claims tossed in case over Fairfax brothel article
Defamation 2021-08-19 8:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Gold Coast developer must re-plead allegations in a defamation lawsuit against Fairfax over an article alleging he met a former Ipswich mayor at a […]

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Christian Porter wants court to ‘protect his reputation’, Nine tells judge
Defamation 2021-08-18 4:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Liberal MP Christian Porter is effectively asking the court to “protect his reputation” by seeking to block Nine and NewsCorp from using secret portions of […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks has defence scuttled in NSW Deputy Premier’s defamation case
Defamation 2021-08-13 4:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

YouTuber Jordan Shanks has been sent back to the drawing board with his defence in a defamation case brought by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro […]

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Christian Porter wants to block media from using secret parts of ABC defence
Article 2021-08-13 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liberal MP Christian Porter has asked a court to ensure Nine and News Corp. do not use secret portions of ABC’s defence to his defamation […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith says ex-wife lied to court about accessing his personal emails
Trials 2021-08-13 8:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A lawyer for accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has told a judge his ex-wife did not honestly disclose whether she had given her close friend […]

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