'No pressure' on jury in Bruce Lehrmann trial to reach verdict on alleged rape of Brittany Higgins

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Updated October 24 2022 - 4:57pm, first published 10:50am
Bruce Lehrmann, left, leaves court with barrister Steven Whybrow on Monday. Picture AAP

The judge presiding over the Parliament House rape trial has told jurors to relax and stay calm after they asked for "a little extra time" to reach a verdict.

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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.