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ABA Journal: Modern Law Library

By Legal Talk Network

ABA Journal: Modern Law Library is a 2016 Lisagor Award-winning podcast featuring top legal authors and discussions of interesting legal theories and historical events. Join Lee Rawles each month to review a legal publication on ABA Journal: Modern Law Library.

  1. 1.
    'Demagogue' tells the story of Sen. Joseph McCarthy's rise and fall09/09/2020
    48:05
  2. 2.
    6 key numbers that can diagnose the financial health of your law practice08/26/2020
    35:40
  3. 3.
    Convicted of a crime that never occurred? It happens all too often, law prof says08/12/2020
    29:31
  4. 4.
    How well-meaning social reforms created 'Prison by Any Other Name'07/22/2020
    48:13
  5. 5.
    How feminism worsened mass incarceration–and how it can stop07/15/2020
    1:00:09
  6. 6.
    What does police abolition look like?06/24/2020
    25:53
  7. 7.
    What's lost when jury trials vanish?06/10/2020
    47:15
  8. 8.
    Meet 9 American women shortlisted for the U.S. Supreme Court before Sandra Day O'Connor05/20/2020
    31:06
  1. 9.
    Insider's guide to succeeding in law school05/06/2020
    36:35
  2. 10.
    Journalist investigating wrongful convictions turns lens on white-collar criminal case04/22/2020
    29:09
  3. 11.
    Develop your horse sense with equine law04/08/2020
    22:39
  4. 12.
    What should you read about COVID-19? We asked an epidemiologist03/25/2020
    25:45
  5. 13.
    How to achieve vocal power in and out of the courtroom03/11/2020
    36:33
  6. 14.
    Two families connected by LA riots collide in 'Your House Will Pay02/26/2020
    33:51
  7. 15.
    How safe is your right to vote?02/05/2020
    37:44
  8. 16.
    The court of public opinion: Why litigation PR is a critical component of a case01/22/2020
    29:26
  9. 17.
    How to kick off 2020 with more productive business meetings01/08/2020
    23:21
  10. 18.
    Our favorite reads of 201912/18/2019
    33:57
  11. 19.
    What goes on in the mind of a sentencing judge?12/04/2019
    27:46
  12. 20.
    The Education of Brett Kavanaugh11/27/2019
    33:13
  13. 21.
    How to master the jury selection process11/06/2019
    43:20
  14. 22.
    Fighting for 9/11's first responders10/30/2019
    32:32
  15. 23.
    New book addresses critical legal issues, policies and strategies surrounding smart technology10/09/2019
    27:27
  16. 24.
    African American farmer’s legal battle to save his family farm is focus of ‘Catfish Dream’09/25/2019
    24:44
  17. 25.
    How power dynamics in the workplace shield perpetrators of sexual harassment09/11/2019
    31:26
  18. 26.
    Debut novelist's tale of Sri Lankan refugees wins the Harper Lee Prize08/28/2019
    38:30
  19. 27.
    How to train your expert08/07/2019
    24:47
  20. 28.
    Founder of The Slants talks about the band's free-speech fight07/24/2019
    38:55
  21. 29.
    How the Great Recession changed American law firms07/10/2019
    27:11
  22. 30.
    How to become a federal criminal06/19/2019
    23:47
  23. 31.
    A curmudgeon's guide to surviving and thriving in BigLaw06/05/2019
    18:57
  24. 32.
    Public-Speaking Skills Every Lawyer Should Master05/22/2019
    29:03
  25. 33.
    The strange tale of the 'Voodoo Reverend' and Harper Lee's lost true-crime book05/08/2019
    32:54
  26. 34.
    Why tech tools can hold both promise and peril for policing04/24/2019
    34:18
  27. 35.
    Networking for Introverts04/10/2019
    36:18
  28. 36.
    A look back at Lizzie Borden03/20/2019
    33:17
  29. 37.
    Former JAG captain draws from history and sports for diversity advice03/06/2019
    46:22
  30. 38.
    From Columbine to Parkland: How have school shootings changed us?02/20/2019
    42:29
  31. 39.
    Building blockchain expertise into a practice area that pays02/11/2019
    29:31
  32. 40.
    The Supreme Court’s colorful history with alcohol gets a look in ‘Glass and Gavel’01/23/2019
    30:03
  33. 41.
    How introverted lawyers can harness their traits for success01/09/2019
    30:50
  34. 42.
    How to avoid burnout and be “The Best Lawyer You Can Be”12/19/2018
    27:18
  35. 43.
    3 trial court judges share the tough cases that stuck with them12/05/2018
    39:13
  36. 44.
    How this lawyer turned a love for sports into his career11/20/2018
    26:44
  37. 45.
    Ken Starr shares his side of the Clinton investigation in 'Contempt'11/07/2018
    33:22
  38. 46.
    How to stop worrying and learn to love data-driven law10/24/2018
    19:18
  39. 47.
    We need to talk about abortion, says author of 'Scarlet A'10/10/2018
    34:32
  40. 48.
    How to be (sort of) happy in law school09/19/2018
    27:41
  41. 49.
    Can you become a better lawyer in 5 minutes a day? This author thinks so08/22/2018
    16:35
  42. 50.
    What would it mean to impeach a president?07/25/2018
    28:41
  43. 51.
    Meet the nominees for the 2018 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction06/20/2018
    58:27
  44. 52.
    How Anthony Comstock's anti-obscenity crusade changed American law06/06/2018
    44:49
  45. 53.
    How Nixon used a law firm stint to resurrect his political career and win the presidency05/23/2018
    33:25
  46. 54.
    How can we fight to reduce bias? 6th Circuit judge shares her thoughts05/10/2018
    21:13
  47. 55.
    How broken windows policing changed the legal landscape in ‘Misdemeanorland’How broken windows policing changed the legal landscape in ‘Misdemeanorland’04/25/2018
    36:55
  48. 56.
    Roe v. Wade had a broader impact than the public realizes, says author of 'Beyond Abortion'04/11/2018
    26:58
  49. 57.
    Uncovering the secret history of how corporations gained their civil rights03/21/2018
    23:00
  50. 58.
    Dark tale of 'The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist' brings wrongful convictions to light03/07/2018
    28:57
  51. 59.
    A stalled elevator leads to love in lawyer's best-selling romance novel02/21/2018
    19:36
  52. 60.
    Teamsters lawyer pens children’s book to show importance of the labor movement02/07/2018
    16:06
  53. 61.
    Bryan Garner reflects on his friendship with Justice Antonin Scalia in ‘Nino and Me’01/17/2018
    36:17
  54. 62.
    How a Quaker’s suit against the Secretary of Defense still impacts cases over government surveillance01/03/2018
    24:31
  55. 63.
    Barbie v. Bratz: What happened when toy titans took each other to court12/20/2017
    23:26
  56. 64.
    Georgetown law prof calls for complete re-imagining of criminal justice system in 'Chokehold'12/06/2017
    33:25
  57. 65.
    Will big data tools make policing less biased--or violate people’s rights?11/15/2017
    32:54
  58. 66.
    What can we learn from the history of interracial relationships in America?10/04/2017
    34:22
  59. 67.
    How the author of 'The Forgotten Flight' fought to bring justice for terror victims' families09/06/2017
    35:49
  60. 68.
    First Amendment defender warns of threats to free speech in the ‘fake news’ era08/03/2017
    38:23
  61. 69.
    Merriam-Webster editor shares the 'secret life of dictionaries'07/19/2017
    29:10
  62. 70.
    Harper Lee Prize finalists discuss their novels, careers, and the first time they read 'To Kill a Mockingbird'07/05/2017
    1:08:39
  63. 71.
    How government actions, not personal choices, created segregated neighborhoods06/21/2017
    34:24
  64. 72.
    David Grann uncovers the deadly conspiracy behind murders of oil-rich Osage tribe members06/07/2017
    19:23
  65. 73.
    How a Chinese-American family challenged school segregation in 1920s Mississippi05/17/2017
    26:04
  66. 74.
    The Crime of Complicity: Examining the Role of the Bystander in the Holocaust and Beyond05/03/2017
    23:41
  67. 75.
    Are prisoners’ civil rights being needlessly violated by long-term solitary confinement?04/19/2017
    31:32
  68. 76.
    What can neuroscience tell us about crime?03/15/2017
    19:55
  69. 77.
    Al-Tounsi by Anton Piatigorsky: The U.S. Supreme Court through a Human Lens03/07/2017
    27:36
  70. 78.
    Legal Asylum by Paul Goldstein: A Satiric Look at Legal Academia02/01/2017
    20:29
  71. 79.
    Alberto Gonzales reflects back on Bush administration and gives his advice for Trump staff01/18/2017
    30:04
  72. 80.
    Was this lawyer-turned-WWII-spy the basis for James Bond?12/21/2016
    19:10
  73. 81.
    What can past presidential history teach us about today?11/16/2016
    30:36
  74. 82.
    John Lennon's lawyer explains how the musician's deportation case changed immigration law10/19/2016
    11:53
  75. 83.
    A seismic shift in how the US wages war and what it means for the American public09/21/2016
    35:13
  76. 84.
    Freedom isn't the end of the story for exonerees08/17/2016
    31:19
  77. 85.
    How a 1980s lynching case helped bring down the Klan07/13/2016
    12:33
  78. 86.
    In ‘The Last Good Girl,’ Allison Leotta tackles the fraught subject of campus rape06/22/2016
    15:09
  79. 87.
    Before stop-and-frisk there were vagrancy laws; ‘Vagrant Nation’ explores their rise and fall05/11/2016
    23:22
  80. 88.
    Prosecutor's book offers first-hand look at 'Making a Murderer' subject Steven Avery03/22/2016
    25:35
  81. 89.
    Harper Lee Prize winner tells how history and race shaped her Southern gothic novel12/21/2015
    22:15
  82. 90.
    Linda Fairstein chats about her Alex Cooper series--and reveals an exciting new project08/26/2015
    24:37
  83. 91.
    Grammar nerds, meet your Comma Queen04/30/2015
    16:02
  84. 92.
    Author tells tangled tale of the $19B verdict against Chevron in 'Law of the Jungle'01/28/2015
    20:48
  85. 93.
    All is not as it seems for 9th Circuit clerk in ATL founder's new novel (podcast)12/17/2014
    16:18
  86. 94.
    How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case09/30/2014
    23:33
  87. 95.
    Boies and Olson reveal the backstory of the case against California’s Proposition 8 (podcast)08/28/2014
    20:56
  88. 96.
    Growing up during BTK serial-killing spree informed author’s new crime novel (podcast)07/28/2014
    19:35
  89. 97.
    Why should 9/11 terrorism trials be held at ‘Mother Court’ in New York? Author explains (podcast)06/30/2014
    14:35
  90. 98.
    How 50 children were saved from Nazi Germany by a Philadelphia lawyer and his wife (podcast)05/29/2014
    17:47
  91. 99.
    This 18th-century British judge helped SCOTUS decide the fate of Guantanamo detainees (podcast)04/30/2014
    13:00
  92. 100.
    ‘Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance’ author shares weird-but-true laws from around the globe (podcast)03/27/2014
    10:27
  93. 101.
    What makes lawyers great romance novelists? (gallery and podcast)02/13/2014
    8:56
  94. 102.
    What martial arts training can do for lawyers (podcast)01/23/2014
    14:42
  95. 103.
    What were the best legal novels of 2013? (podcast)12/19/2013
    13:42
  96. 104.
    Unconventional childhood helps ‘Free Spirit’ author to advocate for domestic-abuse victims (podcast)11/25/2013
    20:07
  97. 105.
    Government surveillance revelations are having a chilling effect on lawyers, says author (podcast)09/16/2013
    20:55
  98. 106.
    Rosa Parks’ attorney: ‘If the story would be told, I’d have to tell it’ (podcast)08/20/2013
    18:10
  99. 107.
    Author on how ‘tremendously radical’ women blazed trails into the legal profession (podcast)06/10/2013
    23:41
  100. 108.
    The life and lovers of legendary Hollywood lawyer (podcast)05/13/2013
    12:43
  101. 109.
    ‘Lawyer Bubble’ author discusses what the future looks like for today’s new lawyers04/09/2013
    13:39
  102. 110.
    Want to protect individual freedom? Have a strong central government, says ‘Rule of the Clan’ author03/11/2013
    16:14
  103. 111.
    What if Crim Law was taught by cartoons?02/11/2013
    7:49
  104. 112.
    How to practice law in a ‘sharing economy’ (Podcast)01/14/2013
    20:39
  105. 113.
    Is Batman a State Actor? ‘Law of Superheroes’ Authors Dish on Comics in the Courtroom12/10/2012
    21:16
  106. 114.
    ‘Conspiracy of Silence’ Allowed Judges’ Kids-for-Cash Scandal to Occur, Says Author11/12/2012
    15:32
  107. 115.
    Voter Fraud v. Voter Suppression: Author Explains That Neither Is Quite What We Think10/22/2012
    20:17
  108. 116.
    ‘Good Girls Revolt’ Author Discusses Groundbreaking 1970s Sex-Discrimination Suit Against Newsweek10/09/2012
    15:32
  109. 117.
    Author Describes Clash of Titans Jefferson and Marshall in ‘The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr’09/24/2012
    20:20
  110. 118.
    After Going from BigLaw to ABC News, Author of ‘Exit Interview’ Witnessed Seismic Changes09/10/2012
    17:59
  111. 119.
    ‘Five-Finger Discount’ Costs Billions, Says Author of Shoplifting Book ‘The Steal’08/27/2012
    19:00
  112. 120.
    Scalia Discusses Views on Textualism and the Process of Co-Writing His New Book07/26/2012
    23:48
  113. 121.
    Federal Judge Pens Memoir About His Time on the Bench and His High-Profile Cases in ‘Disrobed’07/23/2012
    19:40
  114. 122.
    ‘Failing Law Schools’ Author Challenges Law Schools to Make Dramatic Changes07/09/2012
    27:28
  115. 123.
    ‘Breach of Trust’ Tells Ripped-from-the-Headlines Tale of Government Corruption and Intrigue06/25/2012
    13:40
  116. 124.
    Author Discusses How to Identify and Deal with an ‘Almost Psychopath’06/11/2012
    11:00
  117. 125.
    Lack of Online Privacy Rights Is Very Troubling, Says Author05/29/2012
    17:40
  118. 126.
    ‘Show Trials’ Author Advocates for Systemic Changes to Immigration Courts05/14/2012
    14:40
  119. 127.
    ‘Born, Not Raised’ Author Discusses the Flaws in the Juvenile Justice System04/23/2012
    17:20
  120. 128.
    ‘Devil in the Grove’ Author Discusses Early Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Case04/09/2012
    19:00

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