Dossier    June 5, 2022

Around the courts

Full Federal Court to hear submissions on impact of crowdfunding on costs following successful appeal in Bazzi v Dutton ... Precedent for litigation ... Closing submissions in Ben Roberts-Smith trial to be heard from July 18 ... Wrinkle with Full Court decision in Herron ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    May 9, 2022

Around the courts

Medical researcher in long-running battle over Google results loses appeal over discovery ... Union official reaches settlement over crowd fundraising page in action over Honi Soit article ... Apology provided ... Puerto Rican banker seeks separate question on meaning ... Respondents seek additional security ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    April 6, 2022

Around the courts

Feminist commentator Clementine Ford reaches settlement with Fairfax and Executive Editor Tory Maguire ... Union official reaches agreement with crowdfunding organiser ... Former child care centre operator sues over report of child sexual assault investigation ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    March 13, 2022

Around the courts

Feminist author Clementine Ford sues Nine's Executive Editor Tory Maguire ... Art collector ordered to pay partial indemnity costs over failed settlement specific performance bid ... Sydney barrister sues Nine over A Current Affair story on celebrity cavoodle ... Air conditioning company, director sue over negative reviews ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    January 25, 2022

Around the courts

Roberts-Smith trial ready to resume with 15 witnesses anticipated to give evidence for respondents ... Building restrictions affect public and media attendance ... Palmer-McGowan trial delayed two weeks over WA quarantine regime ... Weekend sittings planned ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    December 20, 2021

The year in review

The trials and tribulations of 2021 and what lies ahead ... The political tribe gets into the act - with varying degrees of success ... The ABC blazing a trail ... Journalists relying on qualified privilege ... Strange judgments ... Google and the rise of applications for preliminary discovery ... Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    December 16, 2021

Around the courts

Federal Court ... Family law firm granted orders for service on Google and application for preliminary discovery over negative reviews ... Puerto Rican banker to stump up $150,000 in security over Nine suit ... Former patient of plastic surgeon given time to provide amended defence ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    November 30, 2021

Around the courts

Federal Court ... Court lifts suppression order over originating documents ... Interest in open justice ... Court rejects confidentiality undertakings requested by Google ... Jordan Shanks to give evidence for Google ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    November 19, 2021

Around the courts

Federal Court ... Christian Porter fails in bid to have witness notes produced in appeal ... Defence filed in 60 Minutes' Victorian Liberals branch stacking action ... Google ordered to provide preliminary discovery over reviews ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    November 11, 2021

Around the courts

Federal Court ... Mining magnate and WA Premier in dispute over contextual imputation particulars ... Seven Network loses bid over charity's costs ... Melbourne surgeon obtains discovery over Google review ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    November 4, 2021

Around the courts

Federal Court ... Costs ruling in cosmetic surgeon's failed bid to restrain ABC over 4 Corners' story ... Costs ruling in broadcasters' action over Melbourne news chopper ban ... Roberts-Smith trial not to proceed unless more certainty over timetable ... Leave to serve on tech giants outside of jurisdiction denied ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more

 

Dossier    October 27, 2021

Around the grounds

Attorney-General relases online privacy discussion paper and exposure draft bill ... Social media defamation subject of private member's bill ... Clive Palmer slashes defence to cross claim after High Court loss ... Puerto Rican banker sues Nine over 60 Minutes/The Age tax evasion claims ... Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports ... more