Bruce Lehrmann trial over alleged Brittany Higgins rape rescheduled after Lisa Wilkinson Logies speech delay

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 23 2022 - 8:39am, first published 1:20am
Brittany Higgins, left, alleges she was raped by Bruce Lehrmann, right, at Parliament House. Pictures: Karleen Minney, Supplied

The man accused of raping Brittany Higgins is set to stand trial in October after his case was delayed by a journalist's speech and subsequent publicity with the power to "obliterate" the distinction between an allegation and proven guilt.

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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.