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S5 Ep 12 - Joan Rosanove

Season 5, Ep. 12

This week, Phoebe tells Annie all about Joan Rosanove, Victoria's first QC (now KC) who fought for women's rights within the legal justice system.

Trigger warning: we chat about some pretty grisly stuff involving murder and deaths in this one- just a heads up if that's not your cup of tea.

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