Bruce Lehrmann lawyers seek to halt Brittany Higgins rape trial after Lisa Wilkinson speech at Logies

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 20 2022 - 8:51am, first published 8:50am
Bruce Lehrmann, left, denies raping Brittany Higgins, right, at Parliament House. Pictures: Supplied, Karleen Minney

Lawyers for the man accused of raping Brittany Higgins have launched a fresh bid to stop his case proceeding as scheduled, applying for his trial to be vacated in the wake of a speech made by journalist Lisa Wilkinson.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.