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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.

Legal Wars Wondery

    • Business

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.

    Introducing WeCrashed

    Introducing WeCrashed

    The Rise and Fall of WeWork is a stunning story of hope and hubris. WeWork was the poster child for a new economy. Its founders wanted to revolutionize everything about the way people lived their lives. Its charismatic founder Adam Neumann had an intoxicating vision for the company — but did it ever match the reality?




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    • 5 min
    Wondery presents The Next Big Idea

    Wondery presents The Next Big Idea

    Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang asks: What you would do with an extra $1,000 of FREE MONEY every single month? Would you start a savings account for retirement? Would you go back and finish your degree? Or would you just spend it on your dream vacation?  

    In The Next Big Idea’s Episode entitled “FREE MONEY” Andrew Yang makes his case for Universal Basic Income (or UBI), and why it might be the best plan to grow America’s economy and bolster its shrinking middle class.

    Listen today: wondery.fm/TheNextBigIdea7

    • 9 min
    Accused Returns for a New Season!

    Accused Returns for a New Season!

    We’re hoping to figure out: Did 39-year-old David Bocks kill himself or was he more likely killed?

    • 11 min
    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - No Remorse | 3

    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - No Remorse | 3

    Lenny Bruce becomes convinced that the entire criminal justice system is out to get him--including his own lawyers.




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    • 32 min
    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - Reeling | 2

    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - Reeling | 2

    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 | 1

    Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trials - Dirty Lenny | 1

    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

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