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Jury trial bid rejected in Barilaro’s case against YouTube star Jordan Shanks
Defamation 2021-08-31 9:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed an application by YouTube comedian Jordan Shanks for a jury trial in a defamation case brought by NSW Deputy Premier John […]

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Daily Mail editor wrote ‘let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing Erin Molan article, court hears
Trials 2021-08-30 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Daily Mail editor sent an email to a journalist that said ‘Let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing an article about sports presenter Erin […]

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Liberal MP Andrew Laming sues Nine over ‘accusatory and spiteful’ coverage of upskirt photo
Defamation 2021-08-30 5:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Queensland Liberal MP Andrew Laming has sued Nine Network for defamation over a Nine News segment which alleged that he took a photograph of a […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks tries to revive truth defence in Barilaro defamation case
Appeals 2021-08-30 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

YouTube star Jordan Shanks has appealed a judgment that gutted his truth defence to defamation claims by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro, finding parliamentary privilege […]

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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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