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Legal Wars

Wondery

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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 ...Show More
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26:14 | Dec 6th, 2018

Financial boy-wonder Martin Shkreli makes big bets with other people’s money, and loses—again and again. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 off and free shipping by going to Brooklinen.com/LegalWars

37:27 | Aug 8th

What does it feel like in the split second when you realize you're about to be locked up in a foreign country — possibly for life? The newest season of Locked Up Abroad can be found exclusively on Luminary. Listen at luminary.link/lockedup
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08:42 | Jun 12th

June 12th marks twenty-five years since the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. Now, Kim Goldman, sister of Ron Goldman, is going back to the vicious crime that changed her life forever. Finally, Kim gets answers to the questions that ha...Show More

11:31 | May 21st

Marty Markowitz had his share of problems. His parents had recently died. He had troubles at work. A failing relationship. He needed someone to help him through this rough patch in his life. So he decided to get some professional help from a psychiat...Show More

32:38 | Apr 18th

Lenny Bruce becomes convinced that the entire criminal justice system is out to get him--including his own lawyers. To listen to Sports Wars, go to wondery.fm/SportsWars

32:41 | Apr 11th

Lenny Bruce believed the First Amendment protected every word he said. He was willing to stake his career and his freedom on it. And in 1964, a trial in New York City would require him to do just that.

29:28 | Apr 4th

Comedian Lenny Bruce was one of mid-century America’s most wanted outlaws. He didn’t rob banks or steal government secrets, but he did use dirty words in public—a lot.
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06:15 | Apr 2nd

A seemingly-perfect marriage, a nasty divorce, and then...a murder. The first season of Over My Dead Body, "Tally" is available to binge now. Subscribe to listen at www.wondery.fm/omdb.

27:13 | Mar 28th

The Scopes Monkey Trial is all but over--reporters have already started heading home--but Clarence Darrow has one more card up his sleeve. He calls William Jennings Bryan as a witness, and makes the Great Commoner look like an even greater fool.
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08:49 | Mar 27th

From the trial of James Hadfield in 1800 to the trial of Aurora gunman James Holmes over two centuries later, this season of The Thread explores six of the most high-profile murder cases in history through the lens of the controversial legal defense ...Show More

29:37 | Mar 21st

Thousands of people gather at the courthouse to watch the trial of the century--a showdown between two legal heavyweights: the bible-thumping William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow, the defender of anarchists. On trial is the question of who gets...Show More

28:47 | Mar 14th

What began as a scheme concocted in the back room of a Tennessee drugstore, has snowballed into a legal circus. Two of the country’s most prestigious lawyers are going head to head before a national audience, with God, man and monkey on trial. Su...Show More

24:02 | Feb 28th

Stanley Arkin was a lawyer for Fact Magazine’s Warren Boroson in the Goldwater libel suit. He shares his thoughts on the case. Plus, why he doesn’t disagree with the verdict, even though his side lost. Support us by supporting out sponsors! Robinh...Show More

30:19 | Feb 21st

The freedom of the press is safe, right? The publisher of Fact magazine certainly thinks so. But Barry Goldwater’s legal team argue that the magazine has crossed a line and should pay for it.Goldwater v. Ginzburg will ultimately establish new limits ...Show More

28:30 | Feb 14th

There’s no question: the statements Fact magazine published about Barry Goldwater were strange, inflammatory, and seriously damaging. But were they true? In 1968, the Arizona Senator and his family take the stand to sort Fact from fiction.

27:25 | Feb 7th

People running for president often have a lot of enemies. But rarely do they get an exact count. So when a muckraking magazine publishes a story titled “1,189 Psychiatrists Say Goldwater is Psychologically Unfit to Be President!,” the 1964 Republican...Show More

22:06 | Jan 31st

John Froines was one of the Chicago 8. He discusses the protests, the courtroom and his personal memories of Abbie Hoffman, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale. Plus, his advice for activists today. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Hair Club - Get a ...Show More

40:10 | Jan 24th

Forced onto a national stage, the Chicago 7 put on a world-class performance.

33:29 | Jan 17th

The Chicago 8 are brought up on conspiracy charges and tried as a group, despite their tenuous connections to and fundamental disagreements with each other.

46:28 | Jan 10th

Outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention, a would-be peaceful protest erupts in violence. Investigators call it a “police riot,” but five months later, the newly elected President Nixon finds someone else to blame.

30:24 | Dec 20th, 2018

Inside the courtroom, Shkreli keeps his mouth shut, but outside and online, he’s still letting it run, even as he approaches sentencing. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 and free shipping when you use promo code Legal War...Show More

28:48 | Dec 13th, 2018

Shkreli becomes the most hated man in America for reasons that, ironically, have nothing to do with his indictment. Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free by visiting GetQuip.com/LegalWars

31:22 | Nov 29th, 2018

Judges try to determine who Naruto’s “next friend” and who can legally profit from the monkey’s art. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 off and free shipping by going to Brooklinen.com/LegalWars Hair Club - Visit HairClub....Show More
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08:02 | Nov 28th, 2018

As editor in chief at Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, Tina Brown has had opportunity to sit down with the world’s most important people to hear their thoughts on the zeitgeist and on her new Podcast, “TBD with Tina Brown,” she invites you to hear her...Show More

29:03 | Nov 22nd, 2018

When a man leaves his camera within a monkey’s reach, the selfie that results sets off an unusual copyright case. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free by visiting GetQuip.com/LegalWars

46:10 | Nov 15th, 2018

Electronic Freedom Foundation lawyer Cindy Cohn discusses dangers and current day legal battles to keep the internet free. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 and free shipping when you use promo code Legal Wars at Brookline...Show More

28:03 | Nov 8th, 2018

The EFF team makes a high risk move in their with their legal strategy against the government in this pivotal internet case Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Audible - Gift Audible to someone on your list! Go to Audible.com/LEGALWARS o...Show More

29:22 | Nov 1st, 2018

Bernstein tries to free his code from government censorship by hiring the Electronic Freedom Foundation to take on his case.

21:58 | Oct 25th, 2018

Under the cloud of emotion, the jury must decide if the World Trade Center disaster is one event or two. Support us by supporting our sponsors! HelloFresh - Get $60 off your first three meals by going to hellofresh.com/legalwars60 and entering p...Show More

23:15 | Oct 18th, 2018

A massive tragedy leads to a billion dollar business dilemma when Larry Silverstein takes out a 99-year-lease on the World Trade Center. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Zip Recruiter - Get a free trial and learn how to hire smarter when y...Show More

29:07 | Oct 11th, 2018

Closing arguments, a verdict, and a surprising revelation. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Audible - Get a 30-day free trial and a free audiobook when you visit them at audible.com/legalwars

21:47 | Oct 9th, 2018

Hulk Hogan brings a twist to the trial by claiming it’s somebody else on the tape and a Gawker employee puts his foot in his mouth sending their side into a tailspin.

25:01 | Oct 9th, 2018

Hulk Hogan discovers a sex tape has been leaked to Gawker Media without his knowledge and decides to sue for damages. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free credit when you visit getquip.com/legalwars

01:25 | Sep 27th, 2018

Legal Wars hosted by Hill Harper premieres October 9th