FILE - In this March 23, 2011 file photo, Peter Slipper, then deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, is photographed at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. A federal judge

 

              FILE - In this March 23, 2011 file photo, Peter Slipper, then deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, is photographed at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. A federal judge
FILE - In this March 23, 2011 file photo, Peter Slipper, then deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, is photographed at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. A federal judge Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012, threw out a sexual harassment lawsuit against the former speaker of Australia's Parliament after dubbing it a political attack. (AP Photo/Mark Graham, File)