Just Cases

Just Cases


Every day, law courts make decisions that change the lives of those present in the courtroom. Some decisions change society itself. JUST CASES tells the backstory to some of the biggest court cases you've never heard of.


Episode 2: Help! I crashed my Uber  

In the gig economy our cars, spare rooms and spare time have become handy money-earners. But sometimes things don't go as planned. If you're an Uber driver or Deliveroo cyclist and you injure someone else on the job, who has to cough up the money? Music in this episode: - 'A Lil Somethin' Somethin'' by The Good Lawdz (CC BY-SA 3.0 license) - 'Beach Aldente' by KieLoBot (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license)

BONUS EPISODE: Chief Justice, is the same-sex marriage postal vote doomed?  

What's the High Court challenge to the marriage equality postal vote all about? In this *BONUS EPISODE* Robert French, former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, drops by to explore two very similar cases he decided that provide the basis for the current legal challenge. Music: 'Has Pluck' by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0 license)

Episode 1: A dagger at the heart of society  

In the middle of WW1, the Australian government launches a stinging attack on an international 'extremist' network of German sympathisers. When a policeman is murdered in a small country town, the stage is set for a showdown between his killers and a political system with everything to lose. Music in this episode: - 'Felt Lining' by Blue Dot Sessions (CC BY-NC 4.0 license) - 'Attempt 1' by Jared C. Balogh (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license) - 'Tracers' by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0 license)

Welcome to Just Cases  

This new podcast from Monash Law School takes you behind the judgments and tells the backstory to some of the biggest legal cases that impact on our daily lives. (MUSIC: 'Albatross v2' by Computer Music All-Stars / CC BY 4.0 license)

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