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From the producers of Radiolab, a series about how the Supreme Court got so supreme.
A show about the law, and the nine Supreme Court justices who interpret it for the rest of America.
The Lawfare Podcast
The Lawfare Podcast features discussions with experts, policymakers, and opinion leaders at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. On issues from foreign policy, homeland security, intelligence, and cybersecurity to governance and law, we have doubled down on seriousness at a time when others are running away from it. Visit us at
Supreme Podcast
What's New at the United States Supreme Court? Each week we bring you up to date coverage of the most recent cases and decisions before SCOTUS, discussing the Supreme Court's most recent grants and denials of certiorari, orders, opinions, oral arguments and constitutional jurisprudence. We also present in-depth special reports on the justices, important constitutional rights and the most controversial legal issues of our time (e.g. Abortion, Affirmative Action, Gay Rights, Women's Rights, Pr ...
SCOTUScast is a project of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies. This audio broadcast series provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. The Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker. We hope these broadcasts, like all of our programming, will serve to stimulate discussion and further exchange regarding important current legal issues. View ou ...
Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice.
Professor Elizabeth Joh teaches Intro to Constitutional Law and most of the time this is a pretty straight forward job. But with Trump in office, everything has changed. Five minutes before class Professor Joh checks Twitter to find out what the 45th President has said and how it jibes with 200 years of the judicial branch interpreting and ruling on the Constitution. Hosted by acclaimed podcaster Roman Mars (99% Invisible, co-founder Radiotopia), this show is a weekly, fun, casual Con Law 10 ...
Opening Arguments
Every episode, legal expert Andrew and comic relief Thomas will tackle a popular legal topic and give you all the tools you need to understand the issue and win every argument you have on Facebook, with your Uncle Frank, or wherever someone is wrong on the Internet. It's law. It's politics. It's fun. We don't tell you what to think, we just set up the Opening Arguments.
From the producers of Up and Vanished, Sworn pulls back the curtain on the criminal justice system, exposing the untold stories and hard truths behind major cases. Host Philip Holloway, a defense attorney and former prosecutor with a background in law enforcement, not only digs into the legal aspects of these cases but the emotional consequences of their outcomes.
Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible.
Legal Current
Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.
Legal Wars
The courtroom can be a battlefield over money, people’s rights, and even their lives. For some cases, the consequences can affect us long after the verdict is read. Based on extensive interviews and court transcripts, Wondery’s new podcast LEGAL WARS puts you inside the jury box of some of the most famous court cases in American history, including Hulk Hogan’s courtroom wrestling match with Gawker, the battle for free speech on the internet, and the Rodney King trial that set off the LA Riot ...
Bloomberg Law
Host June Grasso speaks with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.
We the People
A weekly show of constitutional debate hosted by National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen where listeners can hear the best arguments on all sides of the constitutional issues at the center of American life.
Handel On The Law
Marginal legal advice, where you are told you have no case.
Lehto's Law
Steve Lehto: author, attorney. Over 26 years of practicing Michigan Lemon Law and more than a dozen books written. Lehto's Law is the podcast reincarnation of the radio show Lehto hosted for many years in Michigan, answering questions on consumer law.www.lehtoslaw.comTwitter: @stevelehto
There are so many lawyers, so many lawsuits and so much legal news surrounding President Trump that we decided to call our own lawyer to catch you up.
All kids make dumb mistakes. But depending on your zip code, race or just bad luck, those mistakes can have a lasting impact. Mass incarceration starts young. In Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice, hear from kids about the moment they collided with law and order, and how it changed them forever. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
Life of the Law
Law is alive. It doesn’t live in books and words. It thrives in how well we understand and apply it to everyday life. We ask questions, find answers, and publish what we discover in feature episodes and live storytelling.
Law in Action
Joshua Rozenberg presents Radio 4's long-running legal magazine programme, featuring reports and discussion on matters relating to law
Not Guilty
What defines guilt? Should we judge the accused based on the evidence found against them? Or by the decision made about them by a jury of their peers? Each week we look at complicated criminal cases, where the evidence and the verdict don’t always line up, testing the limits of “innocent until proven guilty.” Not Guilty is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi are top law bloggers that together host Lawyer2Lawyer. They bring us their (sometimes opposing!) views on a variety of hot legal topics from literally across the country. Williams, defense attorney and partner at Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP, specializes in civil and business criminal cases that involve complex business lawsuits, contract actions and environmental issues. Williams is a prolific writer and former journalist. Ambrogi represents clie ...
Court Appointed
How can you avoid trespassing while playing Pokemon GO? Is "To Catch a Predator" entrapment? Can you use a spring gun in the fall? Lawyer Mike Meadows and his dude like brother-in-law Tommy Smirl tackle the pressing issues of the day in a legal podcast geared to educate and entertain lawyers and non-lawyers alike.
Join legal blogger (and trained attorney) Denise Howell discuss breaking issues in technology law, including patents, copyrights, and more.Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
Sometimes challenging, often disturbing, occasionally absurd, always timely: Criminal Injustice explores the most complex and urgent issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system in conversation with the field's most knowledgeable experts. Professor David Harris and guests take on everything from racial bias to use of force... from surveillance technology to mass incarceration... and from police abuse and misconduct to the astonishing, frequently hilarious misdeeds of "Lawyers Behaving Badl ...
Thinking Like A Lawyer is a podcast featuring Above the Law’s Elie Mystal and Joe Patrice. Each episode, the hosts will take a topic experienced and enjoyed by regular people, and shine it through the prism of a legal framework. This will either reveal an awesome rainbow of thought, or a disorienting kaleidoscope of issues. Either way, it should be fun.
Ken White explores the background of important First Amendment cases and the personalities and history that led to them. Join Ken, First Amendment litigator and law blogger at, as he interviews some of the people behind America’s most important free speech cases.
The Report
On April 18th 2019, the Justice Department released the redacted Mueller Report to the public. The 448 page document details a story that has captured America's attention. From Russian plots to interfere in our election to constitutional questions of executive power, the Mueller Report is potentially one of the most important and consequential documents of our time. But there's a problem. Very few people have read it. There is still so much confusion about the Report. What it says, who it im ...
Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.
First Mondays
First Mondays is an entertaining podcast about the Supreme Court.
Unpacking the Legal Issues Behind the Headlines
Listen to lectures by—and discussions with—the University of Chicago Law School's eminent faculty, as well as some very special guests.
The latest news and analysis about key cases and critical arguments before the Supreme Court. (Updated periodically)
Lawyerist Podcast
A weekly podcast about lawyering and law practice hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street. Their conversations with successful lawyers and interesting people cover innovative business models, legal technology, marketing, ethics, starting a law firm, and whenever possible, robots.
The Docket
Criminal lawyer Michael Spratt and legal expert Emilie Taman discuss issues at the intersection of law, politics, and policy. What happens in our courts and the halls of power affects you. Feed your brain with answers to your most burning political and legal questions. Check out more at: And join the Docket's discord channel to chat and listen to live recordings:
Listen to the ABA Journal Podcast for analysis and discussion of the latest legal issues and trends the first Monday of each month. Also hear discussions with authors for The Modern Law Library books podcast series.
A lively (and often funny) look at legislation and constitutional jurisprudence by preeminent law professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo.
Norman Goldman
Join former federal prosecutor and CNN Legal Analyst Renato Mariotti as he breaks down the news in depth with WGN Radio host and comedian Patti Vasquez and a weekly guest.
LST's I Am The Law
I Am The Law is a show about law jobs. We profile recent and seasoned law school graduates in different jobs to help listeners learn about the legal profession.
Versus Trump
On Versus Trump, we discuss how the Trump Administration is breaking the law, and what people are doing about it.
Bill Handel is heard live Monday-Friday from 6-10 a.m. on KFI AM 640. His syndicated show, Handel on the Law, airs every Saturday from 8-11 a.m.
Presented by the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division, the ABA Law Student Podcast covers issues that affect law students, law schools, and recent grads. From finals and graduation to the bar exam and finding a job, this show is your trusted resource for the next big step.
The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us ...
Criminal Nuggets
This is what truly efficient legal learning looks like. Samuel Partida, Jr. has a way of turning dry, criminal court decisions into understandable bits of valuable knowledge. The nuggets of information just plop out of the cases. Sam has a knack of focusing on the choices made by the people, the lawyers and the judges in the cases. Under this kind of learning regime, the lessons just naturally fall out of the discussion. Anyone with a desire to learn the criminal law in a fundamental way wil ...
The Legal Toolkit
Welcome to the Legal Toolkit, where you'll get the latest trends and business initiatives that help your law firm everyday. Hear from the experts setting the standards for the legal, insurance, and law enforcement industries. The Legal Toolkit is brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting and Sten-Tel Transcription Services, New England-based businesses serving the legal community nationwide since 1966! You're listening to the Legal Talk Network!
Court Junkie
Imagine being wrongfully convicted for a crime you didn't commit, or imagine your child's killer is still on the loose even though there's enough evidence for an arrest. I want to help shine light on the injustices of our judicial system. I delve into court documents, attend trials, and interview those close to the case to help me tell their stories.
Boom! Lawyered
Boom! Lawyered is friendly and entertaining legal analysis for anyone passionate about justice. Join Rewire.News legal experts Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy as they explore the important issues coming up in the courts, how the legal system works, and what the case outcomes will mean for all of us. Part of the Rewire.News podcast network.
The Report
On April 18th 2019, the Justice Department released the redacted Mueller Report to the public. The 448 page document details a story that has captured America's attention. From Russian plots to interfere in our election to constitutional questions of executive power, the Mueller Report is potentially one of the most important and consequential documents of our time. But there's a problem. Very few people have read it. There is still so much confusion about the Report. What it says, who it im ...
Liberty Law Talk
A Podcast from Liberty Fund's Library of Law & Liberty
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Trump lawyers assert that all of Trump’s actions during the Mueller investigation were within his rights as President and can’t be classified as obstruction of justice, especially because there is no underlying crime alleged. But as Martha Stewart will tell you, that’s not how obstruction of justice works. Get the new Shredders album from Doomtree!…
Handel on the Law, Marginal Legal AdviceBy KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
A judge has ruled that Kentucky speed limits are unconstitutional. Seriously.http://www.lehtoslaw.comBy Lehto's Law.
A circuit court of appeals has struck down a city's anti-topless ordinance. Making it legal IN THAT CIRCUIT for women to go topless.http://www.lehtoslaw.comBy Lehto's Law.
Following a string of bank robberies, Portland police put together a photo lineup of suspects -- including one man whose mugshot had been digitally manipulated to remove prominent facial tattoos that were not present on the robber's face as described by witnesses and as shown on surveillance video. Can they do that? Support Criminal Injustice a ...…
Josh Campbell spent twelve years in the FBI, including work as a supervisory special agent and as special assistant to FBI Director James Comey. He is now a CNN law enforcement analyst and the author of “Crossfire Hurricane: Inside Donald Trump’s War on the FBI.” David Priess sat down with Josh to discuss the mission of the Federal Bureau of In ...…
Bloomberg News Senior reporter for Projects and Investigations Vernon Silver discusses the "Composers Breakfast Club" comprised of Hollywood music makers who recently met at a private club on the beach in Malibu, California to discuss a major concern- the flood of copyright infringement lawsuits with hefty verdicts. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Jun ...…
Folks, this whistleblower is big news. Andrew Torrez has put in some OT to research the law behind the big news. In this bonus breakdown, we find out: what we know so far, the statute that "protects" the whistleblower and ensures congress should get to hear the complaint, who is currently breaking the law in order to cover for others who are br ...…
Michael Gerrard, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the ramifications of the Trump administration’s decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.By Bloomberg Radio.
People v. Middleton, 2018 IL App (1st) 152040 (June). Episode 503 (Duration 17:07) Here's the photo... Reversible error for the state to spring a doctored image before the jury on rebuttal argument. Gist Defendant was arrested and then charged with murder after allegedly shooting to death his girlfriend’s brother on the sidewalk outside the vic ...…
Handel's full broadcast day is here!By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
Handel on the news late edition with the morning crew discussing the LATEST news: Hurricane Lorena Lashes Mexico, A pound of meth is seized in Rancho Cucamonga and student fights for her right to tell you that Jesus loves you.By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
Man accused of drinking and buggying fled the scene when pulled over.http://www.lehtoslaw.comBy Lehto's Law.
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The Antonio Brown saga continues to spawn new revelations. On the heels of the NFL initiating an investigation into allegations of sexual assault stemming from a civil lawsuit filed by Brown's former personal trainer, an attorney representing a painter commissioned by Brown has asked the NFL to investigate allegations of additional sexual misco ...…
Handel on the news with the morning crew discussing the top news, today: Storm Area 51 is upon us, Democratic Donor Ed Buck tied to drug deaths and Trump gets backed by federal judge to protect the president's tax information.By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
Sat and talked with Steve Stancroff about Lemon Law - it's all he does (just like me!) Romano & StancroffCheck out their website: Lehto's Law.
The Macomb County man who criticized the judge has been found not guilty by a jury.Lemon law claim outside of Michigan? See these guys! Lehto's Law.
Renato and Patti discuss recent reports that the FBI background investigation of Brett Kavanaugh was curtailed and the potential prosecution of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. They are joined by former FBI counterintelligence agent and CNN Legal and National Security Analyst Asha Rangappa.By Asha Rangappa, Renato Mariotti, Patti Vasquez.
It’s May 12, 2017. The FBI is still reeling from the sudden firing of Director James Comey. Andrew McCabe has only been the acting Director for 3 days. He’s trying to talk to Rod Rosenstein about the issue weighing on his mind: how are they going to protect the Russia investigation? The FBI is already investigating whether the president has tri ...…
It’s May 12, 2017. The FBI is still reeling from the sudden firing of Director James Comey. Andrew McCabe has only been the acting Director for 3 days. He’s trying to talk to Rod Rosenstein about the issue weighing on his mind: how are they going to protect the Russia investigation? The FBI is already investigating whether the president has tri ...…
Stacey Mooney v. Illinois Education AssociatioBy Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
United States v. Jose Garcia, Jr.By Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
United States v. Steven MasonBy Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Woodhull Freedom Foundation v. United StatesBy Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Mark Janus v. American Federation of StateBy Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
United States v. Cristian Yupa YupaBy Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Mabel Heredia v. Capital Management Services, LBy Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
We ask Kevin Jon Heller about efforts to get cases on Myanmar and Syria to the ICC via neighbouring countries, being our token man and how international courts are portrayed on televisionBy asymmetrical haircuts.
Today's Rapid Response Friday spends a lot of time high atop Yodel Mountain, pondering the latest developments in the Trump Administration's efforts to keep the underlying grand jury materials (and redacted portions of the Mueller Report) from being disseminated to Congress. Oh, and we also check in on Trump's taxes, emoluments, that crazy whis ...…
Justice Neil Gorsuch visited the National Constitution Center to celebrate Constitution Day and discuss his new book A Republic, If You Can Keep It. Justice Gorsuch, the Honorary Chair of the National Constitution Center’s Board of Trustees, sat down with President Jeffrey Rosen to discuss his passion for civics and civility, the importance of ...…
Janet calls Stephanie to see what's been going on with the Lebanon Tribunal, the Gbagbo case at the ICC and the a case about alleged Israeli war crimes in a Dutch courtBy asymmetrical haircuts.
On March 19, 2019, the Supreme Court decided Nielsen v. Preap (and its companion case Wilcox v. Khoury), both of which consider the extent to which the mandatory detention provision of the Immigration and Naturalization Act applies to defendants who were not arrested by immigration officials immediately upon their release from criminal custody. ...…
Handel's full broadcast day is here! He talks about drug prices, independent contractors, and smart cameras.By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
Handel on the news late edition with the morning crew discussing the LATEST in news such as a third Justin Trudeau racist incident emerging, Iran threatening an "all-out war" if attacked, and the Washington Monument reopening after 3 years of repairs.By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
New laws in Michigan crack down on package thieves. The video I mention: Lehto's Law.
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Handel on the news with the morning crew discussing the top news of the morning such as the governor signing a bill targeting the gig economy, the president visiting the border wall in San Diego, and Ed Buck's criminal case.By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
Don't Buy an RV! Still. The advice remains the same. The article I reference: Lehto's Law.
Handel's full broadcast day is here! He talks about the Iran sanctions, vaping, and homelessness.By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM).
In this episode with Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code and author of Brave, Not Perfect, we talk about the importance of reframing the messages society delivers to girls and women.By Legal Talk Network.
The last couple years have been a wild ride, to say the least. Boom! Lawyered celebrates our two-year anniversary by looking ahead to the next two years. What's in store for reproductive rights, LGBTQ equality, and the integrity of the Supreme Court? Jess and Imani offer their predictions—and a ray of hope.…
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Charlie and Jason discuss the Supreme Court's recent action permitting the Trump Administration to enforce tough new restrictions on asylum eligibility for those who enter the U.S. at the southern border. They discuss the tough new policy, whether it's valid substantively or procedurally, and what might h ...…
On this episode of Stay Tuned, " The Kavanaugh - Trump - Schiff news cycle," host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: -- How government officials should handle classified information -- Whether former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe would be entitled to the same discovery as all other defendants in the event he’s charged for making fa ...…
Fogle v. SokolBy Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
3127_UGI Sunbury LLC v. Permanent EasementBy Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
United States v. Jesmene LockhartBy Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Felipe Perez v. Lee CissnaBy Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
D&S Consulting, Inc. v. Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaBy Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Michael Holland v. Arch Coal, Inc.By Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
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