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ABC acted with malice in ‘set up’ of Racing NSW head, court hears
Defamation 2020-08-11 6:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In airing a ‘7:30′ segment that revealed racehorses were being slaughtered in violation of industry rules, the ABC acted with malice in what was a […]

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Mom behind viral bullying video hits Daily Telegraph publisher with defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2020-08-05 3:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An Australian mother who posted a viral video of her son, who suffers from achondroplasia dwarfism, following a bullying incident has hit the Daily Telegraph’s […]

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Media companies can file evidence of another alleged murder in Roberts-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2020-08-03 2:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Media companies that are fighting defamation proceedings over articles that accused decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith of war crimes have won court permission to amend […]

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Gatto denied jury trial in defamation case against ABC
Defamation 2020-07-16 9:11 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Underworld figure Mick Gatto has been denied a trial by jury in his defamation proceedings against the ABC, with the judge-only hearing scheduled to start […]

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Elaine Stead says in-person mediation ‘waste of time’ in Nine defamation case
Defamation 2020-07-16 12:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Elaine Stead has refused to go into a second round of mediation in her defamation case against the Nine-owned Fairfax Media Publications saying […]

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‘Abysmal arrogance’: Lawyer hit with $300,000 damages bill after neighbourhood dispute
Defamation 2020-07-14 7:45 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has slammed a lawyer for her “abysmal arrogance and sense of privilege”, ordering her to pay $300,000 to her Balmain neighbour after a […]

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‘Seriously dishonest conduct’: Former Liberal leader John Hewson sues Nine for defamation
Defamation 2020-07-06 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Liberal leader John Hewson has filed a defamation suit against Nine, claiming a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm was gratuitous […]

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‘Tabloid crusade’: Judges toss Daily Telegraph’s appeal in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Appeals 2020-07-02 9:37 am By Alison Eveleigh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found it defamed Geoffrey Rush in articles that accused the Oscar-winning […]

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Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith likely to give evidence in open court
Defamation 2020-06-24 9:20 pm By Alison Eveleigh

After claiming he could be vindicated only by giving evidence in open court, war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith looks likely to get his wish, as the […]

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‘The way to do business’: Federal Court judge wants to make virtual case management hearings permanent
Defamation 2020-06-19 12:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Federal Court judge overseeing Papua New Guinean Politician William Duma’s defamation lawsuit against Fairfax Media has said he would like to move case management […]

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