- Trkulja III not as good as the originals: Google Inc v Trkulja  VSCA 333
- Strip club owner is no brothel madam: Hardie v Herald & Weekly Times  VSCA 103
- Barrister’s internet defamation: He fought the law and the law won: Dods v McDonald  VSC 201
- Dank v Nationwide News Pty Ltd  NSWSC 295. Number of days in Stephen Dank’s defamation trial – 20. Judgment Awarded – Priceless
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Category Archives: Absolute privilege
In a trial that ran for 55 days late last year and concluding in February this year, the plaintiff, Derick John Sands, has lost his claim for defamation, as well as other claims including a breach of confidence and a … Continue reading
A personal injury claim was heard in the District Court of NSW in July 2008. Dr Yolande Lucire, a psychiatrist, gave evidence for the plaintiff while the Crown’s expert, Dr Julian Parmegiani sat and listened. On hearing her evidence Dr … Continue reading
The plaintiff represented herself and filed a statement of claim seeking damages of $4,000,000. In poker terms, this is what is called “over playing your hand”. She made the claim against two employees of the Department of Child Protection. Her … Continue reading