Legal Briefs

September 2020
08:00

Season 1, Episode 7 (Contracts)

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Barristers Julian Burnside QC and SC Fiona McLeod QC explain how contracts work, and the importance of the Amadio case in changing the way courts intervene into contracts.
August 2020
08:00

Season 1, Episode 6 (Criminal Intent)

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Barrister Robert Richter QC discusses an alleged underworld crime case he worked on, and how intent can be proved. Former Supreme Court Justice Betty King talks about the role of the judge and jury in criminal cases.
08:00

Season 1, Episode 5 (Civil Justice)

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Solicitor Peter Gordon reflects on the role of civil law and winning the first of the asbestos dust disease cases in Australia. Fiona Mcleod SC explains the corporate veil.
08:00

Season 1, Episode 4 (Mabo)

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Barrister Bryan Keon-Cohen QC talks about the stages of the Mabo case leading to the final Mabo decision at the High Court, which set a new precedent.
08:00

Season 1, Episode 3 (The Constitution)

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Professor Cheryl Saunders talks about the 1975 Dismissal and some flaws in the Australian constitution, Professor Larissa Behrendt discusses the idea of sovereignty for Aboriginal Australians.
June 2020
09:00

Season 1, Episode 8 (Property)

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Gautam Mukherji and Richard Lancaster SC talk about how a single piece of property can have various rights, for instance a designer bag, or even a song such as Men at Work's "Down Under".
April 2020
10:00

Season 1, Episode 2 (The Adversarial System)

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Barrister Julian Burnside QC, Former Justice of the High Court Michael Kirby and Justice Susan Kenny, the Federal Court of Australia, explain the adversarial system, its good and bad points.
09:00

Season 1, Episode 1 (What Is Law)

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Former Justice of the High Court Michael Kirby, Justice Susan Kenny, the Federal Court of Australia, & Justice Betty King, the Supreme Court of Victoria, talk about the nature of law and justice, its fluid and changing state.
August 2016
08:00

Season 1, Episode 10 (Mediation)

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Lizzie O'Shea talks to Australia's top legal minds. She takes us into the courts, and the places where our law has been made.
08:00

Season 1, Episode 9 (Free Speech)

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Lizzie O'Shea talks to Australia's top legal minds. She takes us into the courts, and the places where our law has been made.
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