EPISODE 1: A dagger at the heart of society

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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

Further reading: THE ‘DEATH CULT' ATTACK ON AUSTRALIAN POLICE DURING WW1 by Dr Stephen Gray

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)

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