Feminist barrister Jocelynne Scutt and Socialist Alliance member Kamala Emanuel discuss the meaning, the merits and the limits of the "rule of law". They also look at Christian Porter's defamation case against the ABC and how the "justice" system should deal with rape and sexual assault.
Some topics taken up include: [2:57] What is the rule of law?; [9:57] Morrison government hypocrisy on "rule of law"; [20:26] What should progressive people say about defamation law including in relation to sexual assault?; [29:04] "consent app" and defending perpetrators; [34:18] How should the legal system deal with rape and sexual assault; [42:08] Jocelynne Scutt on "defund the police"; [46:29] "Believe women"; and [50:57] Restorative justice and the Rojava Revolution's approach to dealing with sexual assault.