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Royal commission docs can be used in HarperCollins deep sleep defamation case
Defamation 2020-06-10 3:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given the green light for HarperCollins to use several documents from a royal commission in its defence of defamation proceedings brought against […]

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ASIC can’t avoid trial in defamation lawsuit by Queensland mortgage firm
Defamation 2020-06-09 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will have to face trial in a defamation lawsuit brought by a Queensland building and mortgage company over two […]

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Google must hand over ID of bad reviewer to gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson
Defamation 2020-06-09 2:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google has been ordered to hand over details of an online reviewer’s identity to gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson so she can pursue a potential defamation […]

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Lawyer wins $84,000 in defamation case over Google, Yelp reviews
Defamation 2020-06-03 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney solicitor has won an $84,000 defamation judgment over two “indefensible” online reviews written by a building inspector who threatened to defame the lawyer […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith involved in two more killings of Afghan detainees, court hears
Defamation 2020-06-02 7:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The media companies fighting a defamation lawsuit brought by decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has accused the former soldier of involvement in two more alleged […]

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Media giants suffer another blow in defamation case over Facebook comments
Defamation 2020-06-01 8:51 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Australian media outlets are facing liability for defamatory remarks left under news articles they posted on Facebook, after a court of appeal found that the […]

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Sydney lawyer hits Fairfax with defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2020-05-28 10:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A criminal defence lawyer who represented convicted criminal Salim Mehajer has sued Fairfax Media over an article by a Sydney Morning Herald gossip columnist that […]

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Last minute bid to protect national security delays Ben Robert-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2020-05-27 8:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A last-minute bid by the Federal Attorney-General to protect national security information has delayed an interlocutory hearing in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit, potentially […]

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Defamation suit accuses AFR of ‘smear campaign’ against Papua New Guinea minister
Defamation 2020-05-18 2:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax Media has been hit with a defamation lawsuit by Papua New Guinea’s Minister of Trade & Commerce, who claims the Australian Financial Review […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith says vindication only possible in open court
Defamation 2020-05-14 8:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith  has told a judge hearing defamation proceedings against several media companies over articles accusing him of war crimes that he can […]

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