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October 1, 2019
For most of his life, Jeffrey Epstein was a mystery — who he was, how he made his money, and how he got away with horrific crimes for so many years. The Mysterious Mr. Epstein explores how Epstein was able to use his wealth to buy status and credibility, to buy power, and ultimately to buy himself freedom from justice. From the network that brought you Dirty John. Listen now at wondery.fm/TMME
August 8, 2019
What does it feel like in the split second when you realize you're about to be locked up in a foreign country — possibly for life? The newest season of Locked Up Abroad can be found exclusively on Luminary. Listen at luminary.link/lockedup
June 12, 2019
June 12th marks twenty-five years since the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. Now, Kim Goldman, sister of Ron Goldman, is going back to the vicious crime that changed her life forever. Finally, Kim gets answers to the questions that have been haunting her since the not-guilty verdict was read. Listen now at wondery.fm/confronting
May 21, 2019
Marty Markowitz had his share of problems. His parents had recently died. He had troubles at work. A failing relationship. He needed someone to help him through this rough patch in his life. So he decided to get some professional help from a psychiatrist. What he did not count on, was what happened in his life over the next twenty-nine years. This is a story about power, control, and turning to the wrong person for help. Listen now at wondery.fm/TSND
April 18, 2019
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
April 11, 2019
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.
April 4, 2019
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.
March 28, 2019
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.
March 21, 2019
Thousands of people gather at the courthouse to watch the trial of the century--a showdown between two legal heavyweights: the bible-thumping William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow, the defender of anarchists. On trial is the question of who gets to decide what people think.
March 14, 2019
What began as a scheme concocted in the back room of a Tennessee drugstore, has snowballed into a legal circus. Two of the country’s most prestigious lawyers are going head to head before a national audience, with God, man and monkey on trial. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Hair Club - Go to HairClub.com/LEGALWARS today for a free hair analysis AND a free take home hair kit!
February 28, 2019
Stanley Arkin was a lawyer for Fact Magazine’s Warren Boroson in the Goldwater libel suit. He shares his thoughts on the case. Plus, why he doesn’t disagree with the verdict, even though his side lost. Support us by supporting out sponsors! Robinhood - Listeners of Legal Wars get a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at legalwars.robinhood.com
February 21, 2019
The freedom of the press is safe, right? The publisher of Fact magazine certainly thinks so. But Barry Goldwater’s legal team argue that the magazine has crossed a line and should pay for it.Goldwater v. Ginzburg will ultimately establish new limits on what mainstream media can write about  famous people. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Hair Club - Go to HairClub.com/LEGALWARS today for a free hair analysis AND a free take home hair kit
February 14, 2019
There’s no question: the statements Fact magazine published about Barry Goldwater were strange, inflammatory, and seriously damaging. But were they true? In 1968, the Arizona Senator and his family take the stand to sort Fact from fiction.
February 7, 2019
People running for president often have a lot of enemies. But rarely do they get an exact count. So when a muckraking magazine publishes a story titled “1,189 Psychiatrists Say Goldwater is Psychologically Unfit to Be President!,” the 1964 Republican Presidential nominee, Barry Goldwater cries libel.
January 31, 2019
John Froines was one of the Chicago 8. He discusses the protests, the courtroom and his personal memories of Abbie Hoffman, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale. Plus, his advice for activists today. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Hair Club - Get a hair analysis and take home hair care kit for FREE by visiting HairClub.com/LEGALWARS
January 24, 2019
Forced onto a national stage, the Chicago 7 put on a world-class performance.
January 17, 2019
The Chicago 8 are brought up on conspiracy charges and tried as a group, despite their tenuous connections to and fundamental disagreements with each other.
January 10, 2019
Outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention, a would-be peaceful protest erupts in violence. Investigators call it a “police riot,” but five months later, the newly elected President Nixon finds someone else to blame.
December 20, 2018
Inside the courtroom, Shkreli keeps his mouth shut, but outside and online, he’s still letting it run, even as he approaches sentencing. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 and free shipping when you use promo code Legal Wars at Brooklinen.com Hair Club - Visit HairClub.com/LegalWars for a free hair analysis and a free kit.
December 13, 2018
Shkreli becomes the most hated man in America for reasons that, ironically, have nothing to do with his indictment. Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free by visiting GetQuip.com/LegalWars
December 6, 2018
Financial boy-wonder Martin Shkreli makes big bets with other people’s money, and loses—again and again. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 off and free shipping by going to Brooklinen.com/LegalWars
November 29, 2018
Judges try to determine who Naruto’s “next friend” and who can legally profit from the monkey’s art. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 off and free shipping by going to Brooklinen.com/LegalWars Hair Club - Visit HairClub.com/LegalWars for a free hair analysis and a free kit.
November 22, 2018
When a man leaves his camera within a monkey’s reach, the selfie that results sets off an unusual copyright case. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free by visiting GetQuip.com/LegalWars
November 15, 2018
Electronic Freedom Foundation lawyer Cindy Cohn discusses dangers and current day legal battles to keep the internet free. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Brooklinen - Get $20 and free shipping when you use promo code Legal Wars at Brooklinen.com
November 8, 2018
The EFF team makes a high risk move in their with their legal strategy against the government in this pivotal internet case Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Audible - Gift Audible to someone on your list! Go to Audible.com/LEGALWARS or text "Legal Wars" to 500-500 to get started. ZipRecruiter - Go to ZipRecruiter.com/legalwars to find your next great hire.
November 1, 2018
Bernstein tries to free his code from government censorship by hiring the Electronic Freedom Foundation to take on his case.
October 25, 2018
Under the cloud of emotion, the jury must decide if the World Trade Center disaster is one event or two. Support us by supporting our sponsors! HelloFresh - Get $60 off your first three meals by going to hellofresh.com/legalwars60 and entering promo code Legal Wars 60
October 18, 2018
A massive tragedy leads to a billion dollar business dilemma when Larry Silverstein takes out a 99-year-lease on the World Trade Center. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Zip Recruiter - Get a free trial and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them at ziprecruiter.com/legalwars
October 11, 2018
Closing arguments, a verdict, and a surprising revelation. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Audible - Get a 30-day free trial and a free audiobook when you visit them at audible.com/legalwars
October 9, 2018
Hulk Hogan brings a twist to the trial by claiming it’s somebody else on the tape and a Gawker employee puts his foot in his mouth sending their side into a tailspin.
October 9, 2018
Hulk Hogan discovers a sex tape has been leaked to Gawker Media without his knowledge and decides to sue for damages. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free credit when you visit getquip.com/legalwars
September 27, 2018
Legal Wars hosted by Hill Harper premieres October 9th
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