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Imputations Articles from 2008
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Imputations    September 30, 2008  
Radio 2UE Sydney Pty Ltd v Ray Chesterton

The High Court under new Chief Justice Robert French grants special leave in 2UE v Chesterton, opening reconsideration of its own verdict on so-called “business defamation” in Gacic v John Fairfax Publications. Special leave is refused Queensland Newspapers in its hard-fought battle with property marketeer Ron Cross ... more

Imputations    September 18, 2008  
Paul Leask and Ors v Nationwide News Pty Ltd

Defamation proceedings brought against The Daily Telegraph over its coverage of disgraced crown prosecutor Patrick Power’s character referees are far from over. Eight more of “Pervert Power’s 59 mates” are taking action ... more

Imputations    April 18, 2008  
Radio 2UE Sydney Pty Ltd v Ray Chesterton

NSW Court of Appeal finds Justice Carolyn Simpson didn’t misdirect a s.7A jury when she distinguished between “personal” and “business” imputations in Ray Chesterton’s action against 2UE over a broadcast by John Laws. Gacic is good law and was properly applied ... more

Imputations    March 7, 2008  
Radio 2UE Sydney Pty Ltd v Ray Chesterton

2UE’s barrister Richard McHugh SC argues Gacic v Fairfax was wrongly decided by the NSW Court of Appeal and wrongly applied by Justice Carolyn Simpson in her directions to the jury in Ray Chesterton’s s.7A trial. There is no such thing as “business defamation” ... more