Bruce Lehrmann trial for alleged Brittany Higgins rape delayed after Lisa Wilkinson Logies speech

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Updated June 21 2022 - 11:11pm, first published 3:55pm
A speech given by Lisa Wilkinson, centre, prompted Bruce Lehrmann, right, to seek a stay of his trial over the alleged rape of Brittany Higgins, left. Pictures: Karleen Minney, Sylvia Liber, Supplied
A speech given by Lisa Wilkinson, centre, prompted Bruce Lehrmann, right, to seek a stay of his trial over the alleged rape of Brittany Higgins, left. Pictures: Karleen Minney, Sylvia Liber, Supplied

The trial of Brittany Higgins' accused rapist has been delayed after a "crowing" journalist ignored a prosecutor's warning and gave a televised speech, which generated publicity with the power to "obliterate" the distinction between an allegation and proof of guilt.

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Blake Foden was a court reporter at The Canberra Times.

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