Former parliamentary staffer Bruce Lehrmann, who was accused of raping fellow staffer Brittany Higgins in Parliament House, has been identified as the high-profile man accused of rape in another case.
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Walter Sofronoff KC’s damning findings against ACT chief prosecutor Shane Drumgold SC could spell the end of Drumgold’s legal career.
It has been reported that former Liberal Party staffer Bruce Lehrmann will sue the ACT Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions over his prosecution.
This follows the ACT government receiving the Sofronoff report examining misconduct in the prosecution case which is expected to contain damning findings against Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold.
The report has not been released to the public, for reasons that have not been fully explained.
Lehrmann alleges that Drumgold attempted to withhold police documents from his defence lawyers, read Higgins’ confidential counselling notes and undermined Lehrmann’s presumption of innocence.
As we have noted, the politicisation of this case has led to this debacle.
Bruce Lehrmann, the former parliamentary political staffer who was accused of raping a colleague named Brittany Higgins at Parliament House has had all charges dropped again him.
This occurred after the trial had to be postponed because Lisa Wilkinson gave a speech at The Logie Awards, and when the trial finally took place, the jury had to be discharged because of juror misconduct.
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On Sunday, 19 June 2022, Lisa Wilkinson gave a speech about former Parliamentary staffer Brittany Higgins at The Logie Awards.
At that speech, Wilkinson suggested Higgins was a political problem for the government at the time, and praised and thanked Higgins effusively.
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