Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Defamation trial opens in Australia

A remarkable defamation case is playing out in Australia. A holder of the Victoria Cross is suing journalists and newspapers for reports of war crimes in Afghanistan. The case has everything -- an elderly barrister's swan song, a photogenic highly-decorated soldier, and the ghost of Breaker Morant. Details on Day 1 here. The soldier's attorney's opening statement will consume two days.

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