Australia's idiotic defamation laws will be put to work once again, but what is really left to be gained here?
Even once the judge reaches a verdict, we will learn precisely nothing of value.
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.
In his opening statement to a room packed with media, Rush's barrister made clear he would be seeking large damages.
As in Australia, public figures accused of sexual harassment and assault in India are wielding defamation law to silence those who speak out.
If either party ever thought they had this under control, they don’t anymore. This show will go on. And on.
We're clearly not getting the full story from the ABC board. And if Australia's defamation laws don't change, we likely never will.
Alan Jones' $3.7 million payout has surely underlined some reputational and financial concerns. Now, Nine has their own suit to fight.
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?