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The new developments in Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation lawsuit 

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Why is Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation lawsuit back in the news?

The final judgment of the case was due to be handed down this Thursday. However, the judge has now agreed to re-open the trial, at the request of Ten, due to new evidence.

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Bruce Lehrmann defamation trial ends

The Bruce Lehrmann defamation case now awaits a verdict from Justice Michael Lee, following the end of the trial this week.

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Here’s the latest in Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation trial

Bruce Lehrmann is suing Network Ten for defamation over a 2021 interview with Brittany Higgins where she alleged she was raped.

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Why is Bruce Lehrmann suing media outlets?

Former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann has been in the news over the last two years for a variety of reasons. This week, Lehrmann is in court after alleging some media outlets defamed him in their coverage. Lehrmann settled his case with the ABC yesterday morning, but the case against Channel 10 continues. In the deep dive we’ll explain what this case means and how we got to this point.

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Why Bruce Lehrmann couldn’t be named until now

Over the last few months, you’ve likely seen headlines that referred to a ‘high-profile man’ who’d been charged with rape in the Queensland city of Toowoomba. We now know that man to be Bruce Lehrmann, who had previously been accused of rape by fellow political staffer Brittany Higgins. Lehrmann has always denied those allegations and hasn’t entered a plea in the Toowoomba case. In today’s deep dive we’ll explain why Lehrmann couldn’t be named before now, and what’s likely to happen next.

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Why the media couldn’t name Bruce Lehrmann in alleged rape case

This week, the media was able to name Bruce Lehrmann as the man charged with two counts of rape in Queensland earlier this year.

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Bruce Lehrmann charged with rape in Toowoomba

Bruce Lehrmann can be named as the man who was charged with two counts of rape earlier this year in Toowoomba.

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Why is the Bruce Lehrmann case back in the news?

An independent inquiry into the handling of the Bruce Lehrmann case was handed down on Monday. This has been an ongoing news story with lots of twists and turns. TDA journalist Tom Crowley will explain what you need to know in the deep dive.

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An inquiry into the handling of the Bruce Lehrmann case has begun

An inquiry into the handling of the Bruce Lehrmann case has begun in the ACT. The case will examine the actions of police and the prosecutor.

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The ACT government has announced an inquiry into how the Bruce Lehrmann trial was handled

The ACT Government has announced it will hold an inquiry into how the territory’s criminal justice authorities handled the investigation and trial of Bruce Lehrmann for the alleged sexual assault of Brittany Higgins.

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