Season Two of Gertie's Law
In season two, Gertie’s Law introduces listeners to the barristers and solicitors who sit at an unexplored part of the Supreme Court: the bar table. Lawyers join judges, legal experts and historians to discuss complex issues including the difference between murder and manslaughter, terrorism cases and defamation law.
Season two also provides a fascinating insight into one of the most well-known judges to sit on the Supreme Court, Sir Redmond Barry, and a peek into the world of some hardworking court therapy dogs.
Once again, the judges of the Court also answer your questions. So tune in!
In season one, Gertie’s Law gives an unprecedented look inside Victoria’s justice system. Hear from Supreme Court judges as they discuss some of the lesser-known, misunderstood or complex parts of the Court’s work, such as sentencing, mental health, juries and the criminal trial process. Revisit historic cases, meet the many people who work here and take a closer look at how a modern justice system operates in a 19th century building.
Court in a Pandemic
This special episode of Gertie's Law looks at how the Supreme Court of Victoria responded to the challenge of a global pandemic. Hear how judges maintained order when the courtrooms went virtual, why Coronavirus was mentioned regularly in bail hearings, and whether beef carpaccio is better if you use shallots.
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