Lawfare and legal threats: Caoilfhionn Gallagher, KC, on defending pro-democracy campaigners and journalists around the world.
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In the first episode of season three, Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, and member of an international legal team alongside Amal Clooney, discusses some of the dangers her clients face from spurious lawsuits by State actors. Gallagher discusses the case of Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong pro democracy campaigner, and Maria Ressa, a Nobel Peace Prize winning journalist, who is facing decades in prison in the Philippines. Hosts Catherine Sanz and Neville Cox also review some of the latest legal news, judgements from the Irish courts, and discuss the best legal movie of all time.