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October 21, 2021, 9:55 am
Malka Leifer ‘on trial next year’
An online directions hearing in the County Court on Thursday morning has adjourned Leifer’s case until early next year.
September 30, 2021, 7:00 am
Malka Leifer ordered to stand trial
Leifer will appear before a directions hearing in the County Court of Victoria on October 21.
September 23, 2021, 3:50 pm
Leifer pleads not guilty, committed for trial
After a two-week committal hearing, Magistrate Johanna Metcalf ruled, "The evidence is of sufficient weight to commit Leifer for trial."
September 23, 2021, 12:00 am
Counsellor ‘feared legal action’
Extradited from Israel earlier this year, Leifer is facing 74 charges of child sexual abuse. She has claimed she is innocent of the charges.
September 15, 2021, 9:59 am
Leifer faces court, allowed to be absent on Yom Kippur
The committal hearing, expected to run until Monday, excused Leifer and Jewish witnesses from attending this Thursday (Yom Kippur).
September 13, 2021, 11:00 am
Malka Leifer committal hearing gets underway
Leifer, who was extradited from Israel to Australia earlier this year, faces 74 charges relating to child sexual abuse allegedly committed between 2004-08, but claims she is innocent.
August 12, 2021, 10:00 am
Media suppression order in Leifer case granted
A five-day committal hearing to weigh evidence for a trial has been set to begin on September 13.
August 5, 2021, 9:00 am
Leifer asks to be physically absent from court
Extradited from Israel earlier this year, Malka Leifer, 54, faces 74 charges relating to child sexual abuse at the Adass Israel school between 2004-08.
June 3, 2021, 8:40 am
Attorney-General decides to indict Litzman over Leifer
Avichai Mandelblit claims minister "used his status and power to promote the interests of private individuals", including alleged sex abuser Malka Leifer.
April 23, 2021, 8:00 am
Litzman set to be charged over Leifer meddling
Litzman is accused of pressuring employees in his office to alter the conclusions of psychiatric evaluations that had deemed Malka Leifer fit for extradition.
April 15, 2021, 12:00 am
Malka Leifer back in court
At an April 9 committal mention, the Melbourne Magistrates' Court heard 10 witnesses would be called to test evidence against Leifer.
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April 11, 2021, 5:57 pm
Leifer to face pre-trial hearing in September
Alleged child sexual abuser Malka Leifer will remain in custody ahead of her pre-trial hearing in September after appearing in Melbourne Magistrates' Court via video link on Friday
February 4, 2021, 12:00 am
Leifer in custody in Victoria
Malka Leifer has been remanded for a committal mention by video link before the Melbourne Magistrates' Court on April 9, her next scheduled court appearance.
January 28, 2021, 11:28 am
Leifer’s first Australian court appearance
Malka Leifer has appeared by video link before the Bail and Remand Court.
January 27, 2021, 11:57 pm
‘Today we are one step closer to justice’
Communal leaders and politicians have reacted to the extradition of former Adass Israel principal Malka Leifer to Australia.