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S03 Episode 02: You’ve Got Some Gauls

S03 Episode 02: You’ve Got Some Gauls

Update: 2018-09-20300
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When a judge believes he knows you better than you know yourself.
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chunktusk

Gaul sounds like Ron Swanson and I can't unhear it.

Jul 8th
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Esther  Lopez

With all the different ways judges have to deal with people who commit crimes it still appears nothing works. Most of these defendants repeat the same behaviors that got them into trouble. I think that unfortunately by the time they are in adult courts it’s too late to help them.

Jun 27th
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Nancy W

This judge has a God complex. It isn't his job to cull the population problem nor judge women for being pregnant. I can barely listen to this episode due to his racist, misogynistic views and how he wields his power.

Jun 7th
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ABR

There's a lack of personal responsibility all right... on the part of this reprehensible judge!

Jun 1st
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Julie Gatesman

voters keep voting this guy in..... this is why I vote no to all judges. need to change stuff up. but people have nonidea who they are voting for amd i think they just figure, well theyre in there guess we should keep them in there. Nope!

Apr 18th
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Caleb Sowers

Judge Gaul is the man!

Feb 20th
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Michele Gray

season 3 episode 2...I agree with the judge. the millenials are whiny participation trophy recipients who have no respect for elders or others and feel they are owed something. they are lazy and unambitious. so thankful I did not raise my children that way and they are good respectful, hard working, responsible citizens/adults. they are open minded and respectful of others. I like the hard line the judge takes. these young people need to take responsibility for their actions.

Jan 21st
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Tiffani Wunder

this episode really made me kind of dislike this podcast. what is the point of it exactly. the judge was 100%correct in what he said. was it politically correct? no. but it is true. and shes going on about the drug addict as if she felt bad for her...it is her fault she kept ending up back in court.

Jan 9th
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BethDeth77

I think we ALL understand that there is something wrong with our court system as a nation. That said, if you do something wrong, and you dont like the way you were treated...do your probation or your time and jump through those hoops of the broken system and make it your PERSONAL GOAL to NOT f*@k up under punishment, and then? Stop DOING crime!! stay out of their way man! Do not allow yourself to do the things that get you back in their path! just stop. ffs.

Jan 1st
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Valerie Baptiste

if this judge was truly interested in rehabbing folks, he would route more offenders to drug court. This man is suffering from white savior syndrome with a healthy dose of hubris. His assumptioms about bllack defendants in his courtroom is incredibly offensive to me This asshole needs to stop using the courtroom to work out his control issues. he's an asshole.

Dec 8th
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Emily K Guleff

white savior complex.

Dec 5th
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Wendy Bruder

I love that judge Gaul. hes totally right about people popping out kids without thinking what life will be like for those kids. it's time more people started thinking about the implications of something as serious as bringing another LIFE into the world.

Nov 28th
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Kim Burdick

While I get what this judge is trying to do, I find the implication that only a traditional family dynamic produces children who don't end up in jail highly offensive. I'm single and in my 30s and considering having a baby on my own. I had a dad and a traditional upbringing and frankly, people become parents for all the wrong reasons every day. I certainly don't think that me raising a child on my own is going to equate to me raising a jail bird. This guy is way too close-minded to sit on the bench.

Nov 19th
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Darrell Strickland

that judge is the most based judge I've ever heard

Nov 9th
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JoeAnne McCarthy-Whalen

im loving season 3. its nice to see a podcast with such a massove following tackle the hard truths of systemic racism especially the prevalence of such in the CJS. the more people you reach the more youll open even the most stubborn of closed minds. cant deny FACTS.

Oct 21st
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fragmentedskies

I love this new MINI series , thank you & to the people asking why race is mentioned in a few of these episodes , why not ? it's prevalent , if it makes you uncomfortable then this probably means you need to hear it

Oct 8th
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TCcap12

I am confused, it just seems like the tone of the episode implies that the defendants should not be held responsible for their crimes bc the prisons are crowded? I agree that the justice system is broken, but why is the episode so critical of probation? should we just let people run around doing cocaine and committing thefts?

Oct 8th
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Jessica Howell

Why all the suggestions of racism this season? It wears me out to listen to the narrator make something out of nothing.

Oct 2nd
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Melissa Alvarez

I'm sorry I failed to see the problem with this judge in episode. 3. He stated facts, statistics on unfortunately what happens in black communities. Emmanuel assumes we hear 'a racial stereotyping ' in his questions of 'Terrelle's' family dynamics.... what bullshit. Do your own research. Most black criminals have no stable father figure. The judge even says 'Terrelle's' father is a 'decent guy' even though he abandoned his family and his other siblings dont seem to be criminals. Whoch means Terrell decided ti be criminal... So he's calling criminals out on the fact that they have children that they cannot pay for, and that other law abiding tax payers have to pay for. And this Vivian woman had a list of requirements that is 'significant'. Because heaven forbid a parent has to take classes and oh i dont know not test positive for drugs.... I vote this judge for president. And before you think I'm some racist I'm Mexican! Come on people....clearly there's no room for common sense..

Sep 30th
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Randy Hardy

What's upsetting to me is Sarah makes the criminals the victim, and the judge the criminal. The judge is spot on that people need to start taking personal responsibility, and the lack of family unit is what sets these young people up for failure.

Sep 28th
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S03 Episode 02: You’ve Got Some Gauls

S03 Episode 02: You’ve Got Some Gauls

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