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Buck up, Campbell — when it comes to defamation, Australia is a litigious pollie’s dream

Buck up, Campbell — when it comes to defamation, Australia is a litigious pollie’s dream

Politicians find it much easier to sue in Australia than in countries like the United States, United Kingdom or Canada.

‘You can’t shut down the internet’: the futility of suppression orders

‘You can’t shut down the internet’: the futility of suppression orders

Suppression orders are more powerful than ever, but they're also more ineffectual. Courts are responding by issue more and more of them, but, as several media lawyers told Crikey, that's the wrong approach to take to the issue.

Lawyers with stars in their eyes are blurring the lines

Lawyers with stars in their eyes are blurring the lines

The shadowy figure that used to stand behind a client in court is slowly coming forward, garnering media attention and blurring the line between legal advocate and spin doctor.