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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 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 Riots. Host Hill Harper, actor and Harvard Law School graduate, brings you the drama, the larger-than-life characters, and the real-world impact these cases had on our society.

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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 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 Riots. Host Hill Harper, actor and Harvard Law School graduate, brings you the drama, the larger-than-life characters, and the real-world impact these cases had on our society.

    Wondery Presents Blood Ties Season 2

    Wondery Presents Blood Ties Season 2

    Blood Ties Season 2 will be available tomorrow!

    Blood Ties is a scripted audio drama starring Gillian Jacobs, Josh Gad, Dominic Monaghan, Amy Landecker, and Wayne Knight.  

    After the sudden death of Michael and Eleonore Richland’s billionaire father, disturbing allegations emerge about his dark past. These revelations thrust them into a fight they’re completely unprepared for. As the stakes of telling the truth continue to rise, they grapple with their father’s legacy and what to do with it. 

    Listen today at wondery.fm/bloodties_LW.

    • 12 Min.
    Wondry Presents Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment

    Wondry Presents Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment

    When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help teacher who achieved fame, fortune, and influence. But friends and family members of his followers questioned his unorthodox methods, and tried to stop him. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John,” “Dr. Death,” and “The Shrink Next Door,” comes a story about the dark side of enlightenment. Hosted by journalist Matt Stroud.

    Listen today at wondery.fm/legalwars_guru.

    • 6 Min.
    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - No Remorse

    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - No Remorse

    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 Min.
    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - Reeling

    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - Reeling

    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.

    • 32 Min.
    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - Dirty Lenny

    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - Dirty Lenny

    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.

    • 29 Min.
    The Scopes Trial - There’s Gonna Be an Evolution

    The Scopes Trial - There’s Gonna Be an Evolution

    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.

    • 27 Min.

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4.6 von 5
10 Bewertungen

10 Bewertungen

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Whey Are You Stopping?

This is a really interesting and entertaining podcast! Why is Lenny Bruce the last series?? All of the stories have been so good! Sad to see it end.☹️

Just Bam ,

Great.

Totally interesting and totally informative. There is nothing more I could say.

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