Listening to podcasts can make you feel like this. But that’s exactly what we all need working from home, a little social stimulation. Between WFH and trying to get enough billable hours, on top of a global pandemic, there’s no doubt quarantine has been a stressful time. Law professionals in the Law Bowl on Fishbowl have given their best podcast recommendations that help to take the edge off.
From discussing the politics of the world to delving deep into crime stories, these podcasts are just the right balance to educate and entertain.
Women in Law – On the Record
Allison Stewart sits down with women across the law profession to discuss how their career progression, where they are now, and where they want to go. From big law firms to in-house counsel, guests on Women in Law come from everywhere.
Hosts Peter, Michael, and Rhiannon look back at landmark Supreme Court cases dealing with issues like affirmative action and gun control to discuss what went wrong. They get real about the highest court in America and criticize the law behind their rulings. New episodes are released weekly on Tuesdays.
Comedians Matt Ritter and Tony Sam sit down to discuss the wackiest and scariest of law history in America. While Ritter has worked as an attorney, Sam is clueless when it comes to the law. This lighthearted podcast releases new episodes bi-weekly.
Stay Tuned with Preet
Through conversations with political leaders from across the country, former U.S. Attorney, Preet Bharara discusses news in the field of law and public policy. Past guests include New Jersey senator and former presidential candidate Cory Booker and Andrew Weissmann, a lawyer in the Mueller investigation.
Pod Save America
Four of President Obama’s former aides hit at current events and issues. Discussions with journalists and community leaders uncover what people need to know about what’s happening in the world.
My Favorite Murder
Shifting from current events, My Favorite Murder focuses on true crime stories from across the country. True crime lovers Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark hear fan favorites and discuss these crimes weekly.
Columnists from the New York Times discuss opposing political perspectives in order to strengthen our democracy. The Argument gives room for listeners to learn about the other side.
Correspondents from Vox discuss the outcome of people in power making powerful decisions. The current season has surrounded the 2020 presidential election and its overall impact on the American people.