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High-profile Australian parliament rape case won't resume after mistrial

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One night, They went out for drinks together at the Pub. After that, she went back together with Bruce to the Office. Why will she agree to go back to the office middle of the night with the man who wasn't her lover? After 20 years, she went to the Police and talk to the Police, Bruce Lehrmann had raped me 20 years ago. I don't know whether it was consensual sexual activity or not. It was 20 years ago.

 Why did she take too long to file a rape allegation against Bruce Lehrmann?

However, 20 - year is very long time ago and the Police shouldn't accept the case.Some women are misusing "Me Too" movement to persecute their ex-boyfriend. It was 21st century witch hunting game.

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One night, They went out for drinks together at the Pub. After that, she went back together with Bruce to the Office. Why will she agree to go back to the office middle of the night with the man who wasn't her lover? After 20 years, she went to the Police and talk to the Police, Bruce Lehrmann had raped me 20 years ago. I don't know whether it was consensual sexual activity or not. It was 20 years ago.

Why did she take too long to file a rape allegation against Bruce Lehrmann?

However, 20 - year is very long time ago and the Police shouldn't accept the case.Some women are misusing "Me Too" movement to persecute their ex-boyfriend. It was 21st century witch hunting game.

You need to go and read that again, the alleged incident took place in 2019, not 20 years ago.

It was also wide reported that she agreed to share a taxi with him for the ride home, after which he diverted the trip on the (alleged) pretext of retreiving some documents from parliament house.

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@Chop Chop

Your comment is basically an ant-woman rant that factually bears no relation to the article or the specific case.

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JT mods. Please consider removing @Chop Chop 's post. This individual has not read or understood the story and has posted false and inaccurate information.

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Chop chop is talking about a completely different case.

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This trial has been a media circus and has obviously taken its toll on Ms Higgins but also Mr Lehrmann. Never forget that even in a rape case, the accused has to be presumed innocent and it's up to the prosector to prove otherwise. All those jumping on the bandwagon to side with Ms Higgins have done her a huge disservice and have destroyed any chance of a fair trial by presuming Mr Lehrmann's guilt.

The time it takes for a woman to report a rape has no bearing whatsoever on the viability of her claim.

This is entirely a man's perspective with little attempt to put themselves in a woman's shoes.

Do you think when women get raped it's easy to just mossie up to the local police station and make a claim?

In Japan, at least, it is estimated that only 4% of women who are raped ever report it. Is that because it never happened? Or do you think they don't report it because it's not a big issue?

Actually, it matters a lot. A conviction requires evidence beyond reasonable doubt, and as time passes that evidence is likely to fade and degrade. Any conviction based on he said/she said is a gross miscarriage of justice.

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