Nine To Noon for Wednesday 12 May 2010
09:05 David Cameron takes over as British prime minister
Matthew Parris, UK correspondent and former Conservative MP.
09:20 Three Strikes policy
Judge Eugene Hayman, a US Superior Court judge discusses how the three strikes policy is working in California - is it too draconian or an effective tool to cut crime?
The Three Strikes - or Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill - aims to ensure the most violent and serious repeat offenders stay in prison longer passed its second reading in Parliament.
09:30 Clayton Carrick Leslie - lawyer by day, stand up comedian by night
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
10:05 Italian soprano Nuccia Focile
Italian soprano Nuccia Focile is currently in New Zealand for New Zealand Opera's production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, in which she plays the role of the Countess.
10:30 Book Review with Gail Pittaway
A Question of Belief by Donna Leon
Published by Heinemann
10:45 Reading. Lucky Bastard by Peter Wells
Did Eric Keelings actions constitute a further war crime? His two children are confronted with an ugly possibility. (Part 8 of 15)
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature artist : Ute Lemper
1. Don't Tell Mama (3:25) - Ute Lemper taken from 1998 album "All That Jazz: The Best Of Ute Lemper" (Decca)
2. Alabama Song (4:30) - Ute Lemper taken from 1998 album "All That Jazz: The Best Of Ute Lemper" (Decca)
3. Little Water Song (3:58) - Ute Lemper taken from 2000 album "Punishing Kiss" (Decca)
4. The Greatest Ride (4:04) - Ute Lemper taken from 2008 album "Between Yesterday And Tomorrow" (Content)
11:30 Legal commentator Ursula Cheer
The defamation case that become a cause célèbre in the UK.
11:45 Film review with Graeme Tuckett
The post-apocalyptic action flick The Book Of Eli, South African film The Choir, and The Hedgehog.