HarperCollins refused appeal in defamation case over claims made in Scientology book

High court decision relates to previous judgment on allegations of controversial psychiatric treatments at Sydney’s Chelmsford private hospitalFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastHarperCollins has failed in a bid to have Australia’s highest court rule on legal issues in a defamation case over controversial psychiatric treatments at Sydney’s Chelmsford private hospital.The high court on Friday refused special leave to appeal two aspects of a federal court decision overturning an earlier judgment. That earlier judgment found claims in Steve Cannane’s book Fair Game: The Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia were substantially true.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-17 02:54:34 UTC ]
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HarperCollins refused appeal in defamation case over claims made in Scientology book

High court decision relates to previous judgment on allegations of controversial psychiatric treatments at Sydney’s Chelmsford private hospitalFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastHarperCollins has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Chelmsford hospital defamation case ends in settlement and apology for claims in Scientology book

HarperCollins ‘sincerely apologises’ to doctor for claims about Sydney private hospital in ABC journalist Steve Cannane’s bookFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA long-running defamation case sparked... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Expedited Appeal in Texas Book Rating Case Delayed by Three Weeks

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Appeals Court Sets Oral Argument in Texas Book Rating Case

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