6 episodes

What does the law, spirits and the generally bizarre have in common? This podcast explores legal questions that emerge at the intersection between the living and the dead and how the outcomes shaped legal precedent around the world. E: trialbyordeal1@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sarah-arena2/support

Trial by Ordeal Sarah Arena

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    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

What does the law, spirits and the generally bizarre have in common? This podcast explores legal questions that emerge at the intersection between the living and the dead and how the outcomes shaped legal precedent around the world. E: trialbyordeal1@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sarah-arena2/support

    Not Guilty

    Not Guilty

    Murder, demonic possession and an unconventional legal defense. The small town of Brookfield enjoyed a murder free history for over 150 years, until the devil showed up.

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    • 22 min
    Witch v Warlock

    Witch v Warlock

    Two former best friends turn bitter rivals, shining a light on the inner complexities of the famous Witch City of Salem, Massachusetts

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    • 17 min
    Caveat Spectre

    Caveat Spectre

    It’s a familiar myth, real estate agents have to disclose a haunting to prospective buyers. Learn about the origins of the famous ghostbusters rule in Stambvosky v Ackley

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    • 15 min
    Spectercide

    Spectercide

    A Ghost, A Gun and A Fatal Case of Mistaken Identity. The Hammersmith Ghost Haunts UK Law for 200 Years

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    • 15 min
    Part II: Credo quia absurdum

    Part II: Credo quia absurdum

    Part II of our pilot episode exploring the peculiar case of a posthumous novel allegedly written by America’s favorite humorist

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    • 14 min
    Credo quia absurdum

    Credo quia absurdum

    A curious intellectual property case involving a Ouija Board, Mark Twain and an ambitious young woman in the early 20th century. Emily Grant Hutchings is determined to fight it out on her own line but when she writes a controversial novel that fight lands her in court

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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Naomi_Rev ,

Entertaining

Thrilling to listen to! And the background music sets the perfect tone for each story. Sarah brings each story to life!

fourth Ave ,

Fantastic

Keeps your interest it’s a winner

abdorima ,

Love it

This podcast is SO good. The details and how soothing her voice is. Incredible!! If you haven’t listened already, DEFINITELY give it a try, it’s way too good not to.

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