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In Our Defence: The end of the era of Jim Crow laws

31 May - 10 mins
Podcast Series In Our Defence

Anton was joined by Gavin Dowd for ‘In Our Defence’,for a deeper look at what might seem like a peculiar legal case in history, and find out what impact it might have had on public life. This week Gavin takes a closer look at the most famous example of the US Supreme Court overturning one of its own

judgments.

10 mins

Series Episodes

In Our Defence:R v Giovanni Di Stefano

In Our Defence:R v Giovanni Di Stefano

Gavin O Dowd joined Kieran to discuss the case of Giovanni Di Stefano, who was known as the ‘Devil’s Advocate’. He was known for defending anyone, no matter how heinous the crime they had been accused of however, it later turned out he had never been a qualified lawyer.

13 mins

29 June Finished

In Our Defence: Forster v Donovan

In Our Defence: Forster v Donovan

Kieran was joined by Gavin O'Dowd for another episode of 'In Our Defence'. This week he took a closer look at the case of Forster v Donovan where a court had to decide whether a dog’s owner was responsible the dog's attack on a postman.

8 mins

23 June Finished

In Our Defence: Equality Authority v Portmarnock Golf Club

In Our Defence: Equality Authority v Portmarnock Golf Club

Kieran was joined by Gavin O'Dowd for another episode of 'In Our Defence'. This week he took a closer look at the case of Equality Authority v Portmarnock Golf Club, where in 2004 , the Dublin District Court declared that Portmarnock was a discriminating club and suspended its licence to sell alcohol to its members.

8 mins

15 June Finished

In Our Defence: Hanrahan v Merck

In Our Defence: Hanrahan v Merck

Kieran was joined by Gavin O'Dowd for another episode of 'In Our Defence'. This week he took a closer look at the case of Hanrahan v Merck, where a farm in Tipperary sued one of the world’s biggest pharma companies.

10 mins

7 June Finished

In Our Defence: Meath County Council v Murray

In Our Defence: Meath County Council v Murray

Kieran was joined by Gavin Dowd for ‘In Our Defence’,for a deeper look at what might seem like a peculiar legal case in history, and find out what impact it might have had on public life.  This week Gavin discusses the case of Meath County Council v Murray. The Murray family had applied for planning permission to build a 3,000 square foot home near Navan in Co Meath. Planning permission was refused, but they went ahead and built a home which was double the size. They were pursued by the County Council who sought an order of demolition for the home. Listen and subscribe to The Hard Shoulder on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.      Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

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11 May Finished

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