According to this infographic from Concordia University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, a podcast explosion is upon us. Podcasts are a cultural phenomenon that started gaining serious momentum in 2014 with the first season of Serial, a multi-part work of investigative journalism that achieved cult status among audiophiles and true crime fans alike.
The number and variety of podcasts now available is staggering, and the listening options for podcast fans is only continuing to grow. Legal podcasts are among some of the most popular, in part because they often touch on political topics, as well a criminal and social justice issues, which, in all areas of infotainment, including television docuseries and published investigative journalism, are very well-liked by not only the legal community, but the public in general.
A few of the currently most popular law-related podcasts are listed here:
RBG: Beyond Notorious - SCOTUS, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law - Constitutional Law, POTUS
We the People - Constitutional Law, Federal Government
More Perfect - Constitutional Law, SCOTUS
Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick (Slate) - Constitutional Law, SCOTUS, Federal Government
The Life of the Law - Investigative Reporting
Legal Wars - Famous Courtroom Battles
Criminal Injustice - Criminal Justice
Constitutional (Washington Post)
Sworn - Criminal Justice
Caught - Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice