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Peter Gordon is one of Australia’s best known lawyers. He joins award-winning political journalist Lyndal Curtis and well-respected Victorian Labor politician Jane Garrett in Beyond Reasonable Clout, a new podcast where they go beyond the headlines and take on high-profile issues spanning law, sport, current affairs and politics - together with the Herald Sun.

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Peter Gordon is one of Australia’s best known lawyers. He joins award-winning political journalist Lyndal Curtis and well-respected Victorian Labor politician Jane Garrett in Beyond Reasonable Clout, a new podcast where they go beyond the headlines and take on high-profile issues spanning law, sport, current affairs and politics - together with the Herald Sun.

    Lawyer X marks the spot

    Lawyer X marks the spot

    In the season finale, Lyndal Curtis, Peter Gordon and Jane Garrett join Herald Sun crime writer Andrew Rule to delve into the biggest story of the year, the Melbourne woman who went from high profile criminal defence lawyer to police informer.

     
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    • 41 min
    Victoria votes

    Victoria votes

    As the state goes to the polls, Herald Sun columnist Mitchell Toy joins senior partner at Gordon Legal, Peter Gordon, award-winning political journalist Lyndal Curtis and Labor MP Jane Garrett to talk the ins and outs of Victorian politics.

     
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    • 48 min
    Does the punishment fit the crime? Sentencing in Australia

    Does the punishment fit the crime? Sentencing in Australia

    Many people often have a view on sentencing, whether it’s fair or not. But are judges meeting community expectations? The Herald Sun’s Andrew Rule and the ABC’s Caro Meldrum-Hanna join senior partner at Gordon Legal, Peter Gordon, award-winning political journalist Lyndal Curtis and Labor MP Jane Garrett to tackle the vexed issue of sentencing ahead of next week’s Victorian state election.

     
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    • 57 min
    Trump, mate

    Trump, mate

    What do the U.S mid-term elections mean for us? Are Australian voters fed-up with mainstream politics and waiting for a down-under version of Trump to shake things up? The Herald Sun’s Tom Minear joins the team to discuss all this and more, including a special interview with Channel 9’s US correspondent Charles Croucher.

     
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Lies, damned lies and politics

    Lies, damned lies and politics

    SHOULD voters be able to sue politicians for telling lies or breaking promises? In the latest episode of Beyond Reasonable Clout, the Gordon Legal team join Herald Sun state political editor Matt Johnston to discuss why and when politicians lie, and what voters should be able to do about it.The Beyond Reasonable Clout podcast, which features senior partner at Gordon Legal, Peter Gordon, award-winning political journalist Lyndal Curtis and Labor MP Jane Garrett, takes in the law, politics and sport.

     
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    • 47 min
    Inside the Grand Final pressure cooker

    Inside the Grand Final pressure cooker

    IT'S the only story in Melbourne right now - the AFL Grand Final. But how do players stay focused - and what happens when it all gets too much? The Gordon Legal team, including Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon, join Herald Sun football journalist Michael Warner to go inside the most crucial week in the footy calendar.


    The Beyond Reasonable Clout podcast, featuring senior partner at Gordon Legal, Peter Gordon, award-winning political journalist Lyndal Curtis and Labor MP Jane Garrett, takes in the law, politics and sport.

     
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Sharon_Melbourne_2018 ,

Very funny and insightful

I heard about this from a friend, this is a funny and smart take on what is happening. Good to hear things discussed from a different angle. If you like politics or current affairs you need to download it.

Janeesher ,

Great new find

Great to hear Lyndal back on the news. If you like current affairs this is a good find.

plugger79 ,

Great content

This is a great new find. Very engaging content. Will recommend.

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