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AustraliaFinal arguments in Rush defamation trial

22:22  08 november  2018
22:22  08 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

'I felt belittled': Eryn Jean Norvill speaks in Rush defamation case

'I felt belittled': Eryn Jean Norvill speaks in Rush defamation case The young actor said Geoffrey Rush's behaviour during a Sydney Theatre Company production made her feel "belittled", "embarrassed" and "shamed".

Opening the final submissions for Rush ’s legal team, Bruce McClintock quoted part of a 1931 Chrysanthou rejected arguments by Tom Blackburn SC, who insisted that Norvill’s testimony be The authors also recommend: Geoffrey Rush defamation trial against Murdoch media begins in Sydney.

8 November: The final day of the trial . Wigney starts work on the decision. What kinds of ruling could the judge make? When someone sues for defamation , they have to lay out what the particular negative imputations are that they are fighting. As we’ve seen, in this case Rush says the article

Final arguments in Rush defamation trial© AAP Images Actor Geoffrey Rush's legal team is expected to submit its final closing arguments in the defamation trial against a newspaper. The final attempts to convince a judge actor Geoffrey Rush was unfairly painted as a sexual predator by a series of news articles are expected to be heard by the Federal Court in Sydney.

Rush's lawyers are scheduled to finish giving their final submissions in the judge-alone defamation trial on Friday.

The Oscar-winning actor is suing The Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News and journalist Jonathon Moran over two articles and a newsagent poster published in 2017.

Senior actors 'enabled' harassment, Geoffrey Rush case hears

Senior actors 'enabled' harassment, Geoffrey Rush case hears The young actor at the centre of Geoffrey Rush's defamation case against the Telegraph says his alleged harassment was "enabled" by senior performers.

Finally – Does this case highlight anything wrong with our defamation law system? Rolph: “This is a very atypical case because it involves a very high-profile plaintiff who was defamed in a very high-profile way. It was a story about an internationally known Australian that was picked up and relayed

Finally – Does this case highlight anything wrong with our defamation law system? Rolph: “This is a very atypical case because it involves a very high-profile plaintiff who was defamed in a very high-profile way. It was a story about an internationally known Australian that was picked up and relayed

They related to an allegation he behaved inappropriately toward a co-star - later revealed to be Eryn Jean Norvill - during a Sydney Theatre Company production of King Lear in 2015 and 2016.

Rush denies the allegation and says the Telegraph portrayed him as a pervert and sexual predator.

Nationwide News denies the newspaper conveyed those imputations about Rush but is arguing they're substantially true after Norvill - who didn't participate in the articles - agreed to testify.

But Rush's barrister Sue Chrysanthou, on Thursday, said Norvill's testimony is rife with inconsistencies and contradictions.

The trial continues.

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