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#SistersInLaw: 32: Introducing Suspect

14/09/2021

This podcast is brought to you by Barb McQuade, Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks and Kimberly Atkins. It deals with politics and the law. The hosts are lawyers, and/or legal commentators and have varying views.

Transcript

August 312021

The #SistersInLaw convene this week to fill you in on the latest developments from the 1/6 commission and how our government is handliA big Halloween party at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington. Themed rooms and costumed partygoers. But by the end of the party, one of the hosts is dead. The police look to the partiers as the prime suspects: was it the guy in the devil mask, the bank robber, the construction worker? As investigators comb through forensic evidence, witness testimony, DNA, and even consult with a psychic, they zero in on one suspect in particular. But for what reason? Host and reporter Matthew Shaer (Over My Dead Body) returns to the scene of the crime, speaks with everyone about a night that still haunts them years later. It’s a series about race and policing, mislaid justice, cutting-edge science, and the kinds of weighty choices that cops and prosecutors make every day — choices that, once made, are difficult to reverse.’ng its cases. Then, they explain the role of the Supreme Court’s shadow docket and how it impacts our legal system before looking at the Kraken case. After the ruling in Michigan, the lawyers face sanctions that might prevent frivolous challenges to our elections.

 

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