Who is that new Supreme Court Judge?
So episode 68 – 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!
But we start with the important stuff – a deep dive into the red hot debate about the best Canadian TV show of all time. And I have an epiphany about Danger Bay.
— Justin McElroy (@j_mcelroy) November 27, 2017
Then we dive into some law an politics. Justin Trudeau announced his new pick for the Supreme Court – Sheilah Martin. We give the honest of hot takes on the new appointment.
We also take a look at the government’s historic apology for past LGBTQ2 discrimination and ask why is legislation that would repeal zombie laws – including some of the discriminatory and unconstitutional offences that were used against LGBTQ2 communities – stalled at first reading?
On this one @Cooper4SAE is 100% correct. Why is C-39 stuck a first reading? Oh also – this bill repeals unconstitutional and discriminatory anal sex laws – so why is @Puglaas dragging her feet on this? pic.twitter.com/ZlbjopIA62
— Michael Spratt (@mspratt) November 29, 2017
Then we take a look look at some other legislation that seems to be stalled. As the Supreme Court is set to hear a constitutional challenged to the Conservative victim fine surcharge legislation the current government seems content to let their legislative fix languish at fist reading.
We also take a quick look at the Bill Morneau debacle, why we need a law reform commission, and as usual talk about pot and pardons.
We also have some new art – it is still new because it is way easier to just copy and past this section each week – from an awesome young designer Parker Mazerolle – serious he is crazy good – go check out his work.
Subscribe to The Docket on iTunes to get the latest episode pumped straight into your earbuds. If you like the show your subscriptions, comments and ratings really help us (so do that and then do it on your friends computer too) – Click Here.
You can also access the podcast on SoundCloud.
Emilie Taman on Twitter: @EmilieTaman
Michael Spratt on Twitter: @mspratt
If you like show spread the word.