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Michael Bradley

Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

Michael Bradley — Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

Michael Bradley is a freelance writer and managing partner at Sydney firm Marque Lawyers.

Can Justin Milne sue Guthrie and the ABC for defamation?

Can Justin Milne sue Guthrie and the ABC for defamation?

Monday's Four Corners report on the Michelle Guthrie-Justin Milne ABC leadership saga included claims of inappropriate behaviour from Milne. What's the next step?

Win or lose, Foley's defamation suit would bring no vindication

Win or lose, Foley's defamation suit would bring no vindication

Australia's idiotic defamation laws will be put to work once again, but what is really left to be gained here?

Rush trial will leave behind nothing but wreckage

Rush trial will leave behind nothing but wreckage

Even once the judge reaches a verdict, we will learn precisely nothing of value.

In the Me Too era, America sets the gold standard for defamation law

In the Me Too era, America sets the gold standard for defamation law

Defamation law in Australia continues to deny the public from hearing the truth. In this, Australia could take a page from the US Supreme Court.

When will Australia have its own

When will Australia have its own "same sex wedding cake" legal debacle?

Cases of bakers refusing to sell same-sex celebrating cakes have made it to the highest courts in the UK and US. When it occurs here, what will the judicial response be?

The only winners in the Geoffrey Rush defamation hearing will be the viewers

The only winners in the Geoffrey Rush defamation hearing will be the viewers

If either party ever thought they had this under control, they don’t anymore. This show will go on. And on.

Why the case against Tim Blair for alleged transgender vilification failed

Why the case against Tim Blair for alleged transgender vilification failed

Although Blair's comments came "close to the line" of inciting severe ridicule, they didn’t quite cross it. Ultimately, the case failed.

Can Alan Jones hope to soften his $3.7 million defamation blow?

Can Alan Jones hope to soften his $3.7 million defamation blow?

Alan Jones will be looking for ways to lessen the impact of the $3.7 million defamation payout awarded against him. But even then, will he avoid getting into the same trouble in the future?

Could Mark Latham be charged with contempt of court?

Could Mark Latham be charged with contempt of court?

Calling your trial judge a Nazi is probably not a great move. But could it land Latham in contempt of court?

What are Ben Roberts-Smith's chances against Fairfax?

What are Ben Roberts-Smith's chances against Fairfax?

The former soldier has launched defamation action over a front-page story in The Age. His reputation is inevitably harmed, but the question of whether he'll win the case is a bit more complicated.