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Drama and tragedy roll on in Rush defamation case

Drama and tragedy roll on in Rush defamation case

Accusations of bias. Witness X revealed. Tactical ploys ahead of special damages. This thing is far from done.

No winners: crowd gathers for final scene in Rush courtroom drama

No winners: crowd gathers for final scene in Rush courtroom drama

Outside court, Eryn Jean Norvill, decked in purple, said she stood by her evidence at trial and called for change in her industry.

Mark Latham’s new defamation case could prompt religious hate speech laws

Mark Latham’s new defamation case could prompt religious hate speech laws

Mark Latham is facing another defamation case after tweeting about a UNSW student incorrectly suspected of plotting a terror attack. The result could be far-reaching.

The defamation case that could tear apart the internet as we know it

The defamation case that could tear apart the internet as we know it

It's very unlikely former Don Dale detainee Dylan Voller will win this one, but we should all be watching closely.

Calling someone a racist in public is complicated. Here’s why.

Calling someone a racist in public is complicated. Here’s why.

When can you call a person "racist"? And what stops news outlets and politicians from doing it even in the more obvious cases?

The politicians who sued for defamation in 2018

The politicians who sued for defamation in 2018

Australian politicians have a track record of trying to restore their reputations through the courts, and this year has been no exception.

Defamation damages claims skyrocket following Rebel Wilson verdict

Defamation damages claims skyrocket following Rebel Wilson verdict

Recent defamation claims featuring colossal sums in damages show how Rebel Wilson's action against Bauer Media raised the bar.

Mark Latham decries ‘lawfare’ after settling Faruqi defamation case

Mark Latham decries ‘lawfare’ after settling Faruqi defamation case

The defamation action brought by Osman Faruqi has been settled, landing Mark Latham with an expected six-figure bill. Is this "lawfare", or a successful stand against "public denigration"?

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.