What is precedent anyway? And why does it seem like the courts are always changing it? We get real nerdy and talk about how precedent binds courts…until it doesn’t. Check it out on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
One trial, two juries? How does that work? We look at the trial of Paul and Ruben Flores to find out. Check it out here on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to The Prosecutors.
We take a look at the West Memphis 3’s efforts to DNA test evidence, explain why the trial court got it right, and give our thoughts on next steps. Check if out here if you are on Apple, or anywhere you get your podcasts. Below are the relevant documents.
Did the Supreme Court just gut Miranda while at the same time letting cops come into your house and search it without a warrant if you live 100 miles from the border? We look at these cases and explain why maybe TikTok isn’t your best source for legal news.
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We continue our look at ineffective assistance of counsel through the lens of the Adnan Syed case. Check it out here on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
It’s the defamation trial of the century, Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard. We talk about the legal standard for defamation, what’s really going on here, and who we think is going to win (and our reaction to the answer). We also talk about the difference between civil and criminal juries and why this case was brought in Virginia.
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