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Roll up, roll up, the George Pell media circus is in town

Charlie Lewis July 26, 2017 7 Comments

Not a journalist in Melbourne was going to miss 10 minutes of George Pell at a filing hearing.

Comparing Rebel Wilson’s potential defamation payout with those of other great Aussie suers

Crikey Intern June 23, 2017 1 Comment

Though Wilson’s defamation cost may soar well above most, there’s been plenty of high-profile and expensive cases since Australia’s defamation laws became uniform in 2006.

Foxtel could launch piracy court case this week

Josh Taylor February 11, 2016 4 Comments

Foxtel is set to test the limits of the site-blocking law it lobbied so hard for.

Charge up! It’s court day in Yuendumu

Crikey October 22, 2008 1 Comment

Defendants and family gather under the meagre shade of straggly trees, Aboriginal legal aid lawyers sit with piles of files at two card tables in the sun ... welcome to court day in Yuendumu, writes Crikey blogger Bob Gosford.