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What are your favorite law-related podcasts?

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The true crime ones are as close as I want to be to law at the end of the day! Also, criminal law is interesting to me even though I went a different route. Crime junkie and criminal are great!

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My favorite murder is a great one as well!

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5-4, ALAB, and Hostile Witness are all gems.

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Legally insane is pretty entertaining

Amicus by Dahlia Lithwick!

Women In Law On The Record has some interesting guests.

Civil Action hosted by Brian Kabateck and Shant Karnikian. They’re a funny plaintiffs law duo and go through new developments in CA.

Of Counsel with Sean Robichaud

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