Law School for Everyone

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Law School for Everyone

2017

Get the same foundational knowledge as lawyers - without law school. In the 48 lectures of Law School for Everyone, four exceptional law professors recreate key parts of the first-year law student experience, introducing you...

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Edward K. Cheng, Joseph L. Hoffmann, Molly Bishop Shadel, Peter J. Smith

In This Series

Litigation and the American Legal System
Episode 1
Litigation and the American Legal System
Thinking like a Lawyer
Episode 2
Thinking like a Lawyer
Representing Your Client
Episode 3
Representing Your Client
Trial Strategy behind the Scenes
Episode 4
Trial Strategy behind the Scenes
Opening Statements: The Moment of Primacy
Episode 5
Opening Statements: The Moment of Primacy
Direct Examination: Questioning Your Witness
Episode 6
Direct Examination: Questioning Your Witness
The Art of Objection
Episode 7
The Art of Objection
Problematic Evidence
Episode 8
Problematic Evidence
Controlling Cross-Examination
Episode 9
Controlling Cross-Examination
Closing Arguments: Driving Your Theory Home
Episode 10
Closing Arguments: Driving Your Theory Home
Understanding the Appellate Process
Episode 11
Understanding the Appellate Process
Arguing before the Supreme Court
Episode 12
Arguing before the Supreme Court
Who Defines Crimes, and How?
Episode 13
Who Defines Crimes, and How?
Crime and the Guilty Mind
Episode 14
Crime and the Guilty Mind
Homicide and Moral Culpability
Episode 15
Homicide and Moral Culpability
The Law of Self-Defense
Episode 16
The Law of Self-Defense
Federal Crimes and Federal Power
Episode 17
Federal Crimes and Federal Power
Cruel and Unusual Punishments
Episode 18
Cruel and Unusual Punishments
Due Process and the Right to Counsel
Episode 19
Due Process and the Right to Counsel
Government Searches and Privacy Rights
Episode 20
Government Searches and Privacy Rights
The Shrinking Warrant Requirement
Episode 21
The Shrinking Warrant Requirement
The Fifth Amendment Privilege
Episode 22
The Fifth Amendment Privilege
Miranda and Police Interrogations
Episode 23
Miranda and Police Interrogations
Plea Bargains, Jury Trials, and Justice
Episode 24
Plea Bargains, Jury Trials, and Justice
Procedural Rights and Why They Matter
Episode 25
Procedural Rights and Why They Matter
Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Episode 26
Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Jurisdiction over the Defendant
Episode 27
Jurisdiction over the Defendant
A Modern Approach to Personal Jurisdiction
Episode 28
A Modern Approach to Personal Jurisdiction
The Role of Pleadings
Episode 29
The Role of Pleadings
Understanding Complex Litigation
Episode 30
Understanding Complex Litigation
The Use and Abuse of Discovery
Episode 31
The Use and Abuse of Discovery
Deciding a Case Before the Trial Ends
Episode 32
Deciding a Case Before the Trial Ends
The Right to a Civil Jury Trial
Episode 33
The Right to a Civil Jury Trial
Determining What Law Applies
Episode 34
Determining What Law Applies
Relitigation and Preclusion
Episode 35
Relitigation and Preclusion
Appeals and How They Are Judged
Episode 36
Appeals and How They Are Judged
The Calamitous World of Tort Law
Episode 37
The Calamitous World of Tort Law
Legal Duty to Others
Episode 38
Legal Duty to Others
Reasonable Care and the Reasonable Person
Episode 39
Reasonable Care and the Reasonable Person
Rules versus Standards of Care
Episode 40
Rules versus Standards of Care
The Complexities of Factual Causation
Episode 41
The Complexities of Factual Causation
Legal Causation and Foreseeability
Episode 42
Legal Causation and Foreseeability
Liability for the Acts of Others
Episode 43
Liability for the Acts of Others
When Tort Plaintiffs Share the Blame
Episode 44
When Tort Plaintiffs Share the Blame
Animals, Blasting, and Strict Liability
Episode 45
Animals, Blasting, and Strict Liability
The Rise of Products Liability
Episode 46
The Rise of Products Liability
Products Liability Today
Episode 47
Products Liability Today
Punitive Damages and Their Limits
Episode 48
Punitive Damages and Their Limits