Jury in trial of Bruce Lehrmann, charged with raping Brittany Higgins, continues deliberating week after retiring

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Updated October 26 2022 - 7:24pm, first published 4:30pm
Bruce Lehrmann leaves court on Wednesday afternoon. Picture by Karleen Minney

A week after retiring to consider a verdict, the jurors tasked with determining whether a former Liberal Party staffer raped ex-colleague Brittany Higgins at Parliament House remain locked in deliberations.

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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.