Accusations of bias. Witness X revealed. Tactical ploys ahead of special damages. This thing is far from done.
News Corp CEO Robert Thomson attacked the New York Times and social media platforms in making the annual Keith Murdoch oration in Melbourne on Tuesday night.
The Rush case points to a deeper problem and a systemic misunderstanding about the issues that drive complicity in sexual harassment and assault cases.
As Rush stands accused afresh, each side (and the media) must calculate what to throw at their fight.
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.
If either party ever thought they had this under control, they don’t anymore. This show will go on. And on.