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Daily Telegraph can’t call ‘Witness X’ at Geoffrey Rush trial
Defamation November 6, 2018 3:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has lost a bid to amend its defence in Geoffrey Rush’s defamation case to include evidence from an unnamed […]

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HarperCollins can’t duck deep sleep defamation case
Defamation October 8, 2018 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

HarperCollins has lost its bid for summary dismissal of a defamation lawsuit brought¬†against it by two psychiatrists at the centre of the deep sleep therapy […]

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Alan Jones, radio stations must pay $3.75M for defaming Wagner family
Defamation September 12, 2018 12:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Broadcaster Alan Jones and two radio stations have been ordered to pay $3.75 million for defaming a prominent Queensland family by blaming them for the […]

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Leyonhjelm keeps up parliamentary privilege fight in Sarah Hanson-Young case
Defamation November 26, 2018 10:19 am By Christine Caulfield

Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has made good on his threat to challenge a ruling that kept alive a defamation lawsuit brought by Greens senator […]

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Roberts-Smith seeks suppression of ‘scandalous’ Fairfax defence in defamation case
Defamation October 12, 2018 10:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Decorated war hero Ben Roberts-Smith wants to suppress Fairfax’s defence in a highly contentious defamation case, saying the media company wanted the “scandalous and vexatious” […]

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Court tosses Ex-Quintis head’s defamation claims over ASX statements
Defamation September 10, 2018 9:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has struck out defamation claims brought by embattled Quintis founder Frank Wilson against the company’s former directors over ASX statements he alleges suggested […]

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Truth defence tossed in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation August 31, 2018 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has thrown out the truth defence claimed by the ABC and Fairfax Media in a case brought by Chinese billionaire and philanthropist Dr […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuser fears for safety in defamation trial
Defamation November 22, 2018 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case who has accused the war hero of domestic violence has described “genuine fears” for her […]

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High Court declines Rebel Wilson appeal in defamation case
Defamation November 16, 2018 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rebel Wilson has lost a bid to have the High Court reconsider an appeals court’s decision to slash her record $4.75 million award in a […]

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Judge can’t see ‘sinister pattern’ in Geoffrey Rush’s behaviour
Defamation November 7, 2018 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial interjected in Nationwide News’ closing submissions on Wednesday, expressing doubt about the publisher’s interpretation of evidence — including […]

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