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Law 101 features numerous free audio learning resources about various topics in law along with some lecture courses and audio books on legal matters. Listen to podcasts which explore the complex topics of law. Learn about the U.S. Supreme Court and landmark court cases all on audio.

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Aims and Limits of the Criminal Law
 
Aims and Limits of the Criminal Law
by Tamara R. Lave

Course focuses on the analysis of the capacity of criminal law to fulfill its aims. What are the aims of criminal law?
The American Civil Liberties Union Podcast
The American Civil Liberties Union Podcast

The ACLU's podcasts provide an in-depth look at our work from staff, leaders, clients and others involved in ACLU litigation and campaigns.
The American Legal Experience
The American Legal Experience
by Lawrence Friedman

The legal system in America is the basis of freedom as we know it today. The system is based, ultimately, on the common law of England, but it has grown, developed, and changed over the years.
Beating the LSAT 2009 Edition
Beating the LSAT 2009 Edition

Take this audiobook with you wherever you go, and we promise to get you pumped up and ready for anything the LSAT throws your way....
Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1856-1948
Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1856-1948

Landmark United States Supreme Court decisions focusing on civil rights and equal protection between 1856 and 1948.
Copyright Controversies
 
Copyright Controversies
by Lamar Smith

There are substantial debates under way about intellectual property, and copyright in particular.
Creative Commons
Creative Commons
by Wikipedia

The Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative work available for others to legally build upon and share.
Crime Scene Investigation, Part I
 
Crime Scene Investigation, Part I
by Robert C. Shaler

The director of the Forensic Science Program at Pennsylvania State University, Professor Robert C. Shaler leads a comprehensive study of the intricacies of an intriguing, and always topical, science.
Do You Have the Right Legal Docs in Place?
 
Do You Have the Right Legal Docs in Place?
by Sharon L. Lechter

In this audio, Sharon is joined by Darra Lynn Rayndon, a certified tax law specialist with the firm of Rayndon & Associates. Darra specializes in tax matters, in properly structuring and protecting her clients’ estates and business matters.
Essay on the Trial by Jury
Essay on the Trial by Jury
by Lysander Spooner

Spooner examines the history and powers of a jury, from the magna carta in King John's time, to the practices in the 18th century. A classic work on law, Spooner argues that the decision of the jury is sovereign over the king's law.
Essentials of the Supreme Court
Essentials of the Supreme Court
by Kermit Hall

In this introductory lecture Professor Kermit Hall lays out the basics of the Supreme Court from its origin in the U.S. Constitution.
Federalist Society Audio Podcast
Federalist Society Audio Podcast

The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order.
Free Culture
 
Free Culture
by Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig could be called a cultural environmentalist. One of America’s most original and influential public intellectuals, his focus is the social dimension of creativity...
Fundamental Cases: The Twentieth-Century Courtroom Battles That Changed Our Nation
Fundamental Cases: The Twentieth-Century Courtroom Battles That Changed Our Nation
by Alan M. Dershowitz

The courtroom trial has fascinated human beings from the beginning of recorded history. Trials are theater, trials are history, and the great trials of the twentieth century and beyond provide a unique window into American history and the sense of America's enduring commitment to law.
Habeas Corpus
Habeas Corpus
by iMinds Audio

Learn about the principal of Habeas Corpus with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series.

iMinds brings knowledge to your MP3 with 8 minute information segments to broaden your mind.
The History of the Supreme Court
The History of the Supreme Court
by Peter Irons

This course takes a historical look at the people who bring cases before the Supreme Court and the justices who decide what the Constitution means in each dispute.
Independence of the Judiciary: Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer
 
Independence of the Judiciary: Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer
by Sandra Day O'Connor

Independence of the Judiciary with discussants Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Justice Stephen G. Breyer. Moderated by Elliot Gerson.
Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
 
Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
by Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst and author of The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court in conversation with Christopher Edley, Jr.
Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
 
Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
by Peter Lee

The IP Scholars Conference brings together intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress in order to benefit from the critique of colleagues.
Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do?
 
Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do?
by Michael Sandel

Justice is one of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history. Nearly one thousand students pack Harvard’s historic Sanders Theatre to hear Professor Sandel talk about justice, equality, democracy, and citizenship.
Law in America
Law in America
by Lawrence Friedman

Lawrence M. Friedman is Professor of Law at Stanford University and author of 23 books about law and legal history. Hailed as American law’s greatest living historian, Friedman traces the evolution of America’s legal system from the colonial period to the present.
The Law of the Land: A History of the Supreme Court
The Law of the Land: A History of the Supreme Court
by Kermit Hall

The Judiciary in general and the Supreme Court of the United States in particular represent the republic’s most unusual and least understood branch of government. Unlike the elected executive and legislative branches, the justices of the Supreme Court are appointed and serve during good behavior.
The Law Report Podcast
The Law Report Podcast
by ABC Radio National

The Law Report is clear, jargon-free information about the law and those who make it, break it, and have to comply with it.
Litigation Podcast
Litigation Podcast

The Litigation Podcast delivers practical tips and tactics for all phases of trial – from pretrial case development to appellate argument.
The Majesty of the Law
The Majesty of the Law
by Sandra Day O'Connor

Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor explores the law, her life as a Justice...
Natural Law and Human Nature
Natural Law and Human Nature
by Joseph Koterski

What do we mean by inalienable human rights? Is legislation the basis for those rights?

Philosophy and the Law: How Judges Reason
Philosophy and the Law: How Judges Reason
by Stephen Mathis

Do judges deduce their decisions from legal rules and principles, or do they decide cases based on what is fair given the facts at hand?
The Scopes Monkey Trial
The Scopes Monkey Trial
by Alan M. Dershowitz

In this lecture American lawyer, prolific author, and Harvard professor Alan M. Dershowitz examines one of the most significant American cases in the 20th century: The Scopes Trial. Dershowitz looks closer at the trial than its typical portrayal of fundamentalist creationism vs. evolution...
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly.

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