Craig McLachlan defamation trial: 11 women expected to allege misconduct by actor, court hears

McLachlan is suing Fairfax Media, the ABC and Christie Whelan Browne over reports he allegedly indecently assaulted and harassed female colleagues in 2014Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingEleven women are expected to allege misconduct by Craig McLachlan during a Rocky Horror Show production, and other television and theatre shows, the court in the defamation trial brought by the actor has been told.The Gold Logie winner is suing Fairfax Media, the ABC and actor Christie Whelan Browne for defamation over claims made in 2018 reports that he allegedly indecently assaulted, harassed, bullied and exposed himself to female cast members during the 2014 production. McLachlan denies the claims.Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-10 05:03:59 UTC ]
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Craig McLachlan defamation trial: 11 women expected to allege misconduct by actor, court hears

McLachlan is suing Fairfax Media, the ABC and Christie Whelan Browne over reports he allegedly indecently assaulted and harassed female colleagues in 2014Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingEleven women are expected to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-10 05:03:59 UTC ]
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Colleague feared Craig McLachlan could take his own life after articles alleging harassment, court hears

Rocky Horror Show actor tells defamation trial McLachlan looked ‘very frail’ and ‘in shock’ the day ABC and Fairfax reports were publishedGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAn actor involved in the production of The Rocky Horror Show has told the New South Wales supreme court... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-17 06:54:30 UTC ]
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Craig McLachlan denies he manipulated and insulted fellow actors during Rocky Horror Show, court hears

McLachlan disputes allegations he disparaged female cast members, calling one ‘a bitch’ and claiming another was ‘ruining the show’, defamation trial hears Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingCraig McLachlan denies he... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-16 06:54:19 UTC ]
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Prince Harry does not blame queen for alleged deal with Murdoch press, court hears

Duke of Sussex has alleged royal family agreed not to sue newspaper publisher in return for an apology and settlementPrince Harry does not blame Queen Elizabeth II for backing an alleged secret phone-hacking deal between the royal family and Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers, the high court has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Miranda Devine ‘unusually silent’ over defamation claim brought by Quaden Bayles, court hears

Family allege they were defamed by News Corp columnist retweeting material that suggested bullied nine-year-old was an adult actorThe News Corp columnist Miranda Devine has been “unusually silent” in response to a defamation claim brought by bullied nine-year-old Quaden Bayles, a court has been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-20 05:55:10 UTC ]
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'The truth will come out': Craig McLachlan speaks out after allegations

Australian actor Craig McLachlan has spoken publicly for the first time since a joint Fairfax Media and ABC investigation published a number of allegations from women complaining of his sexual misconduct and harassment.  Continue reading at Stuff

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Court hears terse testimony in ebook trial

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After Hearing, Court Set to Decide Fate of Iowa LGBTQ Book Banning Law

A federal judge is set to rule before the end of the year on two lawsuits seeking to block a controversial new Iowa law, SF 496, that would ban books with sexual content from Iowa classrooms and school libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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News Corp agreed to pay Bruce Lehrmann $295,000 to settle defamation claim, court documents reveal

Payment revealed after ABC agreed to pay him $150,000 and remove Facebook video of Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame speech at National Press ClubGet our morning and afternoon news emails,free app or daily news podcastNews Corp agreed to pay Bruce Lehrmann $295,000 to drop a defamation suit he... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Appeals Court Lets Texas Book Rating Law Take Effect, Orders Expedited Hearing

The Fifth Circuit ordered an administrative stay to remain in place while an "expedited" appeals process plays out, effectively allowing Texas to enforce HB 900, the state's controversial book rating law, despite a district court finding it to be “a web of unconstitutionally vague requirements." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Journalist called News Corp ‘tabloid bottom feeders’ after it queried ABC’s Heston Russell stories, court hears

Defamation trial hears Mark Willacy criticised ‘Murdoch’s people’ in email to confidential source after Daily Telegraph questioned reports on ex-commandoFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe ABC... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-01 05:44:11 UTC ]
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Court to Hear Bids by Amazon, Publishers to Dismiss Revived Price Fixing Case

The hearing on the revived case comes some 10 months after magistrate judge Valerie Figueredo found insufficient evidence for the initial case to proceed. The suit accuses Amazon and the Big Five publishers of a conspiracy to fix e-book prices, a claim the publishers insist is "implausible" and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lachlan Murdoch knew Fox News claim of stolen US election was false, Crikey will argue in defamation trial

Publisher’s defence in case brought by News Corp co-chairman relies in part upon Dominion’s US suit against media giantFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastLachlan Murdoch allowed Fox News hosts to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-12 07:32:45 UTC ]
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What’s in the public interest? Murdoch v Crikey trial could test new defamation defence

Lachlan Murdoch says independent Australian publisher can’t rely on defence after it connected media baron to evidence at hearing into January 6 riots​​Get our free news app, morning email briefing and daily news podcastLachlan Murdoch’s role as the controller of his family’s media conglomerates... Continue reading at The Guardian

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With Hearing Set, Court Urged to Dismiss Closely Watched Virginia Obscenity Lawsuits

A Virginia state judge has set an August 30 hearing for two lawsuits that seek to ban two popular books from bookshelves across the state, alleging they are “obscene” under an obscure state obscenity law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Hears Amazon, Publisher Motions to Toss Price Fixing Conspiracy Lawsuits

In oral arguments on Wednesday, lawyers for Amazon and the Big Five publishers argued that two potential class action suits alleging a conspiracy to fix prices for both e-books and print books were "implausible" and should be dismissed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Johnny Depp follows Amber Heard in filing appeal over defamation trial

Depp’s lawyers submit documents a day after Heard challenged outcome of multimillion-dollar caseJohnny Depp has filed a notice of appeal one day after his former partner Amber Heard filed her own against the outcome of a multimillion-dollar defamation case.Documents filed on Friday in Fairfax... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Alleged book thief Filippo Bernardini may avoid trial in the US

The Simon & Schuster employee is accused of masterminding a phishing scam to obtain manuscripts from top authors The man charged by the FBI with stealing hundreds of book manuscripts may not face trial, under an agreement between prosecutors and his lawyers.Filippo Bernardini, an Italian... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A Jeffrey Epstein accuser shares scathing allegations in a new memoir: ‘My book is my day in court’

‘Silenced No More’ is unsparing in its accusations against Epstein and, especially, Ghislaine Maxwell, who is on trial on charges of sex trafficking. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lawyer Chris Murphy portrayed as 'past it' by News Corp columnist, defamation hearing told

Annette Sharp suggested solicitor ‘is too old and deaf and can’t even get to court’, barrister saysThe high-profile Sydney criminal lawyer Chris Murphy was portrayed by a newspaper columnist as being “past it, decrepit and over the hill”, his defamation hearing has been told.The meaning... Continue reading at The Guardian

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