Bruce Lehrmann Sings Revised Version Of ‘I Fought The Law’ In New Footage

The video comes amidst his defamation trial against Network Ten and Lisa Wilkinson.
Bruce Lehrmann

Footage has emerged of former Liberal Party staffer Bruce Lehrmann singing a revised version of ‘I fought the law.’ 

The video, shared by, shows Lehrmann sitting on a stool with a drink in his hand while enthusiastically singing the 1979 hit by The Clash. In the video, Lehrmann taps his foot while pointing to the camera and changes the lyrics to ‘I fought the law and … Bruce won!’ 

According to the outlet, the video was filmed in October 2023 when Lehrmann was on holiday with friends on the central coast. 

Bruce Lehrmann.
Bruce Lehrmann. (Credit: Getty )

Last year, Lehrmann’s rape trial was abandoned due to a jury member bringing prohibited reading material into the courtroom. While a second trial was due to go ahead in early 2023, it was also abandoned due to concerns it would pose an “unacceptable risk” to his accusor Brittney Higgins’ health and wellbeing. 

Lehrmann pleaded not guilty and has always denied the allegations. 

Lehrmann is currently in court for his defamation case against Network Ten and Lisa Wilkinson. He has argued that his identity was “perfectly obvious” in the reporting and that Wilkinson’s interview with Higgins “utterly destroyed” him.

Bruce Lehrmann
Lehrmann is currently in court for his defamation case against Network Ten and Lisa Wilkinson. (Credit: Getty)

Prior to this, Lermann ceased his defamation case with New Corp after an out-of-court settlement. He also settled his defamation case against the ABC. 

In October 2023, it was revealed that Lehrmann was facing rape charges in Toowoomba, Queensland. The charges relate to two counts of rape that are alleged to have occurred in October 2021. 

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