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Posting fake reviews online could cost you thousands
28 Aug 2020
Did you know that posting fake reviews online about a business or professional ...
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Social media defamation: be cautious when posting or re-posting online comments, reviews and links
13 Aug 2020
Publishers forced to check uncertain facts and seek legal advice As an ...
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Australian man suing Google for defamation over search results linking him to criminals
07 Aug 2020
A Melbourne businessman is suing Google for defamation in a case which could ...
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Media companies can be held liable for social media posts by others, says NSW Supreme Court
17 Jul 2020
A recent NSW Supreme Court judgement ruled major media outlets can be held ...
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Australia’s Religious Discrimination Bill – hard cases make bad law
25 Jun 2020
In 2019, the Attorney-General, Christian Porter, released a draft Religious ...
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A negotiated agreement might be more attainable during a pandemic
30 Apr 2020
Multiple factors can influence a person to resolve a dispute Do you have an ...
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Ouija board used by UK jury to determine verdict in murder trial
06 Mar 2020
The principle of being judged by a jury of one’s peers is the cornerstone of ...
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How to commence legal proceedings in NSW
18 Feb 2020
In NSW, there are two categories of law: civil law and criminal law. Civil law ...
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How the term “coward punch” won a $100,000 defamation payout
13 Feb 2020
For many years the families of “king-hit” victims have argued that this term...
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High Court ruling restricts right to free speech in Australia
07 Feb 2020
In what is seen as a landmark decision against free speech, the High Court has ...
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Animal rights activists – what does the law say?
04 Feb 2020
In 2019, animal rights activist group Aussie Farms posted online maps of factory...
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When our walls turn to glass – the end of privacy
22 Jan 2020
This article was written in response to a multitude of reader questions about ...
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