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Bruce Lehrmann moves to stop trial over allegation he raped Brittany Higgins

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By Blake Foden
Updated March 16 2022 - 8:45am, first published 12:48am
Brittany Higgins, left, alleges Bruce Lehrmann, right, raped her at Parliament House. Pictures: Karleen Minney, Supplied

The man accused of raping former Liberal Party staffer Brittany Higgins will seek to stop his trial going ahead amid concerns about the potential impacts of extensive publicity on the case.

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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.