How Lisa Wilkinson’s Logies speech might delay Brittany Higgin’s rape trial
Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgin’s rape trial may very well be delayed because the accused’s attorneys search to have his courtroom case postponed as a result of publicity surrounding Lisa Wilkinson’s Logies speech.
Bruce Lehrmann is accused of sexually assaulting Ms Higgins, his former co-worker, in Parliament Home in March 2019.
Mr Lehrmann, who has pleaded not responsible, was because of stand trial within the ACT Supreme Court docket subsequent Monday, however his defence workforce has filed a keep utility to delay the listening to.
Lisa Wilkinson gave a speech on the Logies Awards on Sunday about her protection of Brittany Higgin’s story. The pair are pictured collectively at an occasion
His attorneys cited the explanation as renewed publicity of the case because of Ms Wilkinson’s speech about her protection of the story throughout the awards occasion on Sunday, ABC Information reviews.
The ACT’s Chief Justice Lucy McCallum agreed to listen to the applying on Tuesday.
Extra to come back.