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Will the Lehrmann verdict end trial by media?

15 April 2024

7:29 PM

15 April 2024

7:29 PM

The Bruce Lehrmann-Brittany Higgins saga reached its conclusion this week with Federal Court Justice Michael Lee handing down his judgment in Lehrmann’s defamation action against Network 10 and Lisa Wilkinson.

We now know that Justice Lee found, on the civil standard of proof – the balance of probabilities – that Lehrmann raped Higgins on that fateful night back in 2019, meaning that Channel 10’s defence of truth has been upheld.

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