The Rule Book

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The international furry community is a place for love, companionship, trust and inclusivity. Here's a story about when none of that was true. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The international furry community is a place for love, companionship, trust and inclusivity. Here's a story about when none of that was true. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Heyyyy wait a second. This is part two, so back it up and listen to part one before you go any further. Trust me. It's good advice.We - the citizens of the world - made up laws to govern the way we have wars. We look at the Israeli military lawyers empowered by those laws, then we tumble down the rabbit hole.This story was produced with an immense amount of help from Craig Jones, political geography academic from the UK. More on Craig here and here. Find out more about The Rule Book here and social up James Milsom on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.Support The Rule Book on Patreon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We - the citizens of the world - made up laws to govern the way we have wars. We look at the Israeli military lawyers empowered by those laws, then we tumble down the rabbit hole.This story was produced with an immense amount of help from Craig Jones, political geography academic from the UK. More on Craig here and here.Find out more about The Rule Book here and social up James Milsom on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.Support The Rule Book on Patreon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Season 2 is almost upon us, which also means The Rule Book was a seasonal podcast all along, which no one (including the producer) knew previously. Also new music from James Milsom, producer and presenter and composer for the podcast, is coming and previewed here. jamesmilsom.com/pozible to get in early with James Milsom's new music release 'Impossible Future'. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Victoria, it's easier to kill ducks than to try to stop them being killed. Is that weird? There aren't that many hunters in Australia, and there are less every year. Sometimes it seems like laws don't necessarily favour the majority. Is that true? And if so, why? In this episode we hear from: Luke Milroy, protester Sue Pennecuik, Member of the Legislative Assembly in Victoria Dr Siobhan O'Sullivan, University of New South Wales Bruce Wellington, Operations Manager, Gun Emporium Raf Dimachki - Administrator, Duck and Quail Hunting Facebook page Tex Moyer, Ex-lawyer Tweet @rulebookpodcast Web @ therulebook.xyz Contribute tiny amounts of money @ patreon.com/rulebookpodcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Victoria, it's easier to kill ducks than to try to stop them being killed. Is that weird? There aren't that many hunters in Australia, and there are less every year. Sometimes it seems like laws don't necessarily favour the majority. Is that true? And if so, why? In this episode we hear from: Luke Milroy, protester Sue Pennecuik, Member of the Legislative Assembly in Victoria Dr Siobhan O'Sullivan, University of New South Wales Bruce Wellington, Operations Manager, Gun Emporium Raf Dimachki - Administrator, Duck and Quail Hunting Facebook page Tex Moyer, Ex-lawyer Tweet @rulebookpodcast Web @ therulebook.xyz Contribute tiny amounts of money @ patreon.com/rulebookpodcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
!! This is part 2. If you haven't heard part 1, you'll be sorry !!   The Most Unpopular Defendant wanted someone to pay for his lawyers. He couldn't pay himself. He was serving life, with pretty slim chances of parole. And cold cases were stacking up against him.  This episode features interviews with: Greg Barns, barrister and spokesperson for the Australian Lawyers Alliance; Fiona McLeod, Senior Counsel at the Victorian Bar Paul Smallwood, Barrister at the Victorian Bar Produced and scored by James Milsom and tricksy studio.  Tweet @rulebookpodcast and become a paying subscriber here. --- This episode featured media clips from 7 News, Channel Ten, 3AW radio and ABC News. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Most Unpopular Defendant wanted someone to pay for his lawyers. He couldn't pay himself. He was serving life, with pretty slim chances of parole. And cold cases were stacking up against him.  This episode features interviews with: Greg Barns, barrister and spokesperson for the Australian Lawyers Alliance; Fiona McLeod, Senior Counsel at the Victorian Bar Paul Smallwood, Barrister at the Victorian Bar Produced and scored by James Milsom and tricksy studio.  Tweet @rulebookpodcast and become a paying subscriber here. --- This episode featured media clips from 7 News, Channel Ten, 3AW radio and ABC News. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jared Hyams hesitated one day a few years ago when he was about to sign his name on an official government document. What's the point? What do they care? He drew a pretty rough depiction of the male genitalia and... well the story starts there.  This episode of The Rule Book was produced and scored by James Milsom.  This episode features interviews with Jared Hyams and legal expert Tex Moyer (not his real name). For the curious, Jared's driver's licence is here.  Tweet @rulebookpodcast The Rule Book website A production of tricksy studio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Lesley Williams was sent from the Aboriginal settlement where her family was forced to live, to work as a domestic servant for a white family. She was 17 years old. Decades later, she started asking questions, like where was the money she was supposed to have been paid? That question led her around the world and sparked an explosive movement that still rocks Australian governments today. This episode includes interviews with: Lesley Williams; Tony Woodyatt, Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House Stephen Gray, Monash University Law School Produced by James Milsom. Music by James Milsom More at The Rule Book website. Find us on Twitter or Facebook.   This episode includes clips from: ABC 7.30 Report Christopher Nolan's Batman films See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
A first person narrative piece that tells the true story of an experience had by the host, James Milsom, while working as a criminal lawyer with an Aboriginal legal service in Australia's central desert.  'First Language' was awarded the second prize in the Audiocraft short feature competition in 2016 and was first aired on ABC's Radio National (in Australia).  The story was written by James Milsom. Musical score and production also by James Milsom.   The Rule Book website Twitter Facebook See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In most parts of the world, you can't have sex with people after they've, you know... died. The Swedish Liberal party's youth chapter in Stockholm decided to ask why.  We let our governments make laws for us to protect us from harm and to ensure our collective morals are preserved. Simple, yes. But bulletproof? Hmm...  Produced by James Milsom. Music from James Milsom. This episode features interviews with: Cecilia Jonsson Anil Aggrawal, Professor of Forensic Sciences at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. Thanks to Tex Moyer (the ex lawyer) and Rachel Toovey for lengthy conceptual discussions. Find The Rule Book on: Twitter Facebook Patreon Web  Clips from: Michael J Sandell, Harvard University edX Mohsen Al Attar, Queens University Belfast Newsbreaker.tv Rich Hall David Mitchell Soapbox The Lip TV World 5 List Freedom Alternative Jim Beckwith Next News Network See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Part II We get to sit on juries and decide between right and wrong, fact and fiction, freedom, sometimes even life. So what happens when our heads are full of Serial and Making a Murderer. Or what if we're binging on old CSI episodes. Can we still be trusted to make the right decisions? 'The Making a Murderer Effect' asks these questions through the lens of one particular case in Melbourne, Australia. This episode features interviews with journalist Julie Szego, Professor Jeremy Gans and lawyer, Hina Pasha. www.therulebook.xyz @rulebookpodcast Produced by @jamesgmilsom. All other things also same person. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We get to sit on juries and decide between right and wrong, fact and fiction, freedom, sometimes even life. So what happens when our heads are full of Serial and Making a Murderer. Or what if we're binging on old CSI episodes. Can we still be trusted to make the right decisions? 'The Making a Murderer Effect' asks these questions through the lens of one particular case in Melbourne, Australia.  This episode features interviews with journalist Julie Szego, Professor Jeremy Gans and Hina Pasha, lawyer.   Produced by James Milsom and tricksy studio. Music from James Milsom.  www.therulebook.xyz @rulebookpodcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We give our governments the power to watch over us, or just to watch us. Or sometimes they just do it, whether we know it or not. In this story, the Facebook group coordinating the effort to watch the watchmen in Melbourne, Australia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In the search for a case exposing some aspects of the 'horror show' that is the death penalty around the world and in India, we stumble upon the story of Sonu Sardar, a death row inmate convicted for a mass murder in central India.  Through interviews with Sardar's lawyer and other legal experts in India, this story looks at the Indian criminal justice system and the many flaws it shares with so many other systems the world around.  Find out more at therulebook.xyz. Tweet @rulebookpodcast  Produced by James Milsom and tricksy studio Music composed and performed by James Milsom See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The story of Kyle Magee, an anti advertising campaigner, and the Supreme Court challenges he's using to push for change. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Tricksy Studio
Podcast Status
Finished
Started
Mar 14th, 2016
Latest Episode
Feb 19th, 2018
Release Period
Monthly
Episodes
18
Avg. Episode Length
25 minutes
Explicit
No
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