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Criminal lawyer Michael Spratt discusses the intersection of the courts, the law and policy. What our government does affects you. And check out our Making a Murderer after show series. Check out more by Michael at: www.michaelspratt.com

Criminal lawyer Michael Spratt discusses the intersection of the courts, the law and policy. What our government does affects you. And check out our Making a Murderer after show series. Check out more by Michael at: www.michaelspratt.com
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Criminal lawyer Michael Spratt discusses the intersection of the courts, the law and policy. What our government does affects you. And check out our Making a Murderer after show series. Check out more by Michael at: www.michaelspratt.com

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Episodes

Summer Baseball and Politics

8/6/2019
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So episode 96 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. Join the Discord channel, take part in the ongoing chat, and listen to live recordings with this link: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ In the dog days of summer,...

Duration:00:49:27

MMIWG Report

6/11/2019
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So episode 95 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. Join the Discord channel, take part in the ongoing chat, and listen to live recordings with this link: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ It has been a hard couple of...

Duration:01:00:59

Back to High School

5/9/2019
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So episode 94 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. Join the Discord channel, take part in the ongoing chat, and listen to live recordings with this link: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ In this episode The Docket...

Duration:01:10:22

Immigration Unfairness

4/19/2019
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So episode 93 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. Join the Discord channel, take part in the ongoing chat, and listen to live recordings with this link: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ This week we sat down with...

Duration:01:09:45

SNC-Lavalin - Please Make It Stop!

4/8/2019
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So episode 92 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. Join the Discord channel, take part in the ongoing chat, and listen to live recordings with this link: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ SNC-Lavalin - the scandal...

Duration:01:02:25

SNC updates, Unconstitutional laws, and the Humboldt sentencing

3/24/2019
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So episode 91 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:00:52:37

SNC-Lavalin - I am not going to call that liar a liar edition

3/6/2019
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So episode 90 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:01:28:00

SNC Lavalin - Jobs, Jobs, Jobs and other Liberal talking points

3/4/2019
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So episode 89 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:01:32:42

SNC Lavalin (Part 2), Peeping Teachers, and Pardons

2/25/2019
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So episode 88 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:01:35:02

SNC Lavalin

2/18/2019
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So episode 86 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:01:39:58

Ottawa Police Trial and Special Guest Emily O'Brien

2/7/2019
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So episode 86 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:00:56:41

Cabinet Shuffle Comes For Justice

1/28/2019
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So episode 85 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:00:54:08

Louise Arbour on the UN Global Compact on Migration

1/8/2019
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So episode 84 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:01:24:06

Victim Fine Surcharge

12/17/2018
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So episode 83 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this...

Duration:01:06:08

The Best Fictional Lawyer, Criminology Research, and HIV Policy

12/3/2018
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So episode 82 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! And now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. What I hope will be a community of legal/political nerds and Docket fans. Ask us questions, listen to live recordings, and join the conversation. Join the...

Duration:01:15:45

Twitter lawsuit, Scheer lunacy, and Pro Bono Ontario

11/18/2018
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So episode 81 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. And now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. What I hope will be a community of legal/political nerds and Docket fans. Ask us questions, listen to live recordings, and join the conversation. Join the Discord channel with this link: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ After a weekend at the Criminal Lawyer’s conference we sat...

Duration:01:06:40

Bradley Barton and Brett Kavanaugh

11/1/2018
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So episode 80 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Finally a new episode! Sorry Sorry Sorry. We have been slammed at home and at work. Almost three weeks ago we sat down with Peter Sankoff and Dino Bottos the night before they headed to the Supreme Court to argue the appeal of Barton v. The Queen. The case is complicated with important legal issues and the facts are tragic....

Duration:01:22:44

The Staircase Aftershow - Chapter 8: The Verdict

10/1/2018
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It is like deja vu all over again as The Docket Podcast returns to an episode-by-episode examination of a real life crime docu-series. Only this time its all about The Staircase instead of Making A Murderer. Join us - criminal defence lawyer Michael Spratt and former federal prosecutor and law professor Emilie Taman - as we dissect The Staircase chapter-by-chapter. Each podcast we will break down the legal strategy, evidentiary issues, and give our opinions on the case - with a Canadian...

Duration:00:47:20

Notwithstanding Doug Ford

9/12/2018
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So episode 78 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. We interrupt our Staircase aftershow series to bring you this special podcast. In late July, after not campaigning on the issue and in the middle of Toronto’s municipal election, Doug Ford and his Conservative government introduced Bill 5, also known as the Better Local Government Act, 2018. Bill 5 radically altered...

Duration:01:12:25

Is the defence of extreme intoxication in sexual-assault cases back?

9/4/2018
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So episode 78 - a new record. But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show on iTunes and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. Hey look we have a sponsor! Let the podcast money start rolling in! But seriously a huge thanks to Emond Publishing! We interrupt our Staircase aftershow series to bring you this special podcast. Is the defence of extreme intoxication in sexual-assault cases back? The headlines were attention grabbing after a Toronto Judge...

Duration:01:09:35