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HarperCollins looks to put deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation 2018-09-26 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

HarperCollins has asked the Federal Court to toss a defamation case brought against it by two psychiatrists at the centre of the deep sleep therapy […]

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Craig McLachlan can serve subpoenas on accusers, judge rules
Defamation 2018-09-21 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for a group of people set to give evidence against Craig McLachlan at his upcoming defamation trial lost a bid Friday to suppress […]

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Senator looks to shut down Hanson-Young defamation case
Defamation 2018-09-20 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Senator David Leyonhjelm wants the Federal Court to toss a defamation lawsuit filed by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, saying the court is barred from hearing the case […]

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ABC, Fairfax to fight dismissal of truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation suit
Defamation 2018-09-14 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ABC and Fairfax Media are appealing a ruling tossing their truth defence in a case brought by Chinese billionaire and philanthropist Dr Chau Chak […]

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Geoffrey Rush to argue accuser ‘distressed’ by break-up
Defamation 2018-09-12 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush’s legal team plans to question his King Lear co-star over a break-up with her partner, arguing the actress at the centre of a […]

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Alan Jones, radio stations must pay $3.75M for defaming Wagner family
Defamation 2018-09-12 12:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

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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Court tosses Ex-Quintis head’s defamation claims over ASX statements
Defamation 2018-09-10 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 2018-08-31 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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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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