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Episode 26: Maddy Ulbrick

The Scarlet Letter

Release Date: 09/18/2019

Episode 26: Maddy Ulbrick show art Episode 26: Maddy Ulbrick

The Scarlet Letter

In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, I chat with Madeleine Ulbrick, who has recently completed her PhD at Monash University on the topic of economic abuse, and the disproportionate effect that this form of abuse has on women. 

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Episode 25: Mary Pirozek show art Episode 25: Mary Pirozek

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In this episode of the Scarlet letter, I chat to one of our current law students, Mary Pirozek, who is implementing the Law Needs Feminism Because project at Monash University. Mary explains the origins and importance of this exciting exhibition, which is currently on display in the Law Library. 

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Episode 24: Lucy Nadj show art Episode 24: Lucy Nadj

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, I chat with law/science student Lucy Nadj, who has been a volunteer with the Prison Legal Education and Assistance (PLEA) program for several years. Lucy explains the role of PLEA and some of the challenges faced in delivering community legal education in prison. 

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Episode 23: Debra Parkes show art Episode 23: Debra Parkes

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, Becky interviews Professor Debra Parkes, the Chair in Feminist Legal Studies at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. 

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Episode 22: Paula Gerber show art Episode 22: Paula Gerber

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, I interview Professor Paula Gerber, one of the members of our Feminist Legal Studies Group. Professor Gerber discusses her experiences as a woman in the traditionally male-dominated field of construction law, as well as her current projects on increasing access to birth registration for indigenous and other communities, and Australia's role in protecting the rights of LGBTIQ people in the Asia-Pacific region. 

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Episode 21: Jane Bailey show art Episode 21: Jane Bailey

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, I chat with Professor Jane Bailey of the University of Ottawa. Professor Bailey's area of expertise is the intersection of law, technology and equality. She also co-leads The eQuality Project, which examines the impact of online commercial profiling on children’s identities and social relationships. We discuss her important work in this area, as well as her recent appearance before the Supreme Court of Canada in the Jarvis voyeurism case.

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Episode 20: Ashley Chow and Christian Lane show art Episode 20: Ashley Chow and Christian Lane

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, I chat with two of our current Monash Law students, Ashley Chow and Christian Lane. Ashley and Christian have recently been involved in setting up a new resource for law students called A Reasonable Standard: Wellbeing for Law Students (https://reasonable-standard.com). A Reasonable Standard features student-created content centring around mental health and wellbeing, and aims to combat the stigma surrounding mental health, failure and isolation. 

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Episode 19: Angela Cameron show art Episode 19: Angela Cameron

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, Associate Professor Becky Batagol interviews Associate Professor Angela Cameron of the University of Ottawa. In her conversation with Becky, Professor Cameron explains some of the benefits and disadvantages of working at a bilingual university, as well as the difficulties that come with working in a poly-juridical system.

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Episode 18: Janet Mosher show art Episode 18: Janet Mosher

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In this special episode of the Scarlet Letter, Associate Professor Becky Batagol interviews Associate Professor Janet Mosher of Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. Professor Mosher's work centres around improving access to justice for marginalised populations and minority groups. She plays an active role in teaching law students about violence against women, and works with the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic to provide free, wholistic services to women experiencing violence.

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Episode 17: Sonia Lawrence show art Episode 17: Sonia Lawrence

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, Becky and Kate travel to Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto to speak with Professor Sonia Lawrence. Professor Lawrence is the Director at the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies, as well as the Graduate Program Director at Osgoode. The discussion traverses a wide breadth of topics, including the need for both racial and gender diversity in law and academia, as well as the events that precipitated the founding of the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies.

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In this episode of the Scarlet Letter, I chat with Madeleine Ulbrick, who has recently completed her PhD at Monash University on the topic of economic abuse, and the disproportionate effect that this form of abuse has on women.