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.

 

Storyteller: Dr Stephen Gray, Monash Law School

Host: Dr Melissa Castan

Topics for law nerds: Criminal law, jury trials, juries, police powers, separation of powers

READ: The ‘death cult' attack on Australian police during WW1 by Dr Stephen Gray.

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