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Mark Latham’s defamation defence the ‘antithesis of a pleading’, judge says
Defamation 2018-08-30 9:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Thursday struck out former Prime Minister Mark Latham’s defence in a defamation case filed against him by the political editor of pop […]

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Client’s identity shielded by privilege, court rules
Securities 2018-08-24 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Correspondence to a law firm revealing a client’s identity was covered by legal professional privilege because the firm’s advice was contingent on the client providing […]

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Nine defeats bid to block ‘A Current Affair’ episode
Media 2018-08-22 8:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Nine Network has defeated a bid by a property developer planning a defamation suit to block the television network from running an episode of […]

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Nationwide can bring justification defence in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Defamation 2018-08-10 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The publisher of The Daily Telegraph has won its bid to bring a defence of justification against claims by actor Geoffrey Rush that the newspaper […]

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Sarah Hanson-Young files defamation suit against fellow senator
Defamation 2018-08-02 3:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has followed through on her threat to sue Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm for defamation, the first case to be brought […]

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Sydney magistrate settles defamation case against radio station
Defamation 2018-07-03 9:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sydney magistrate Joan Baptie has agreed to settle a defamation case brought against the owner of radio station 2GB after an on-air apology by host […]

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Judge orders spiritual guru to produce pics of ‘hands on’ healing
Defamation 2018-06-21 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered a self-described spiritual healer to produce pictures of the “hands on” esoteric healing technique he practices, in a defamation suit over […]

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Rebel Wilson to appeal “bizarre” damages cut
Media 2018-06-15 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actress Rebel Wilson has vowed to appeal a decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal that slashed a record $4.75 million defamation payment down to $600,000. […]

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Judge tosses Triguboff defamation case against Fairfax
Media 2018-06-14 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Fairfax Media article at the centre of a defamation case by Meriton founder Harry Triguboff does not defame the billionaire because it’s not about […]

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Rebel Wilson’s $4.75M defamation payout slashed
Defamation 2018-06-14 12:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A record $4.75 million defamation payout to Australian actor Rebel Wilson was cut to $600,000 on Thursday by the Victorian Court of Appeal after a […]

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