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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Tech Tips

Welcome to the DuPage County Law Library tech tips page. Do you listen to podcast? Here are a few that discuss different topics in the legal world. 

Podcasts to Checkout

Serial - Serial is a podcast exploring a nonfiction story over multiple episodes. First released in October 2014, it is a spin off of the radio program This American Life. Episodes vary in length and are available weekly. It ranked number one on iTunes even before its debut and remained there for several weeks. Serial won a Peabody Award, the first of its kind, in April 2015.Sarah Koenig hosts the series, which was co-created and is co-produced by Koenig and Julie Snyder, both producers of This American Life.

This week in law-Join legal blogger (and trained attorney) Denise Howell with Sarah Pearson as they discuss breaking issues in technology law, including patents, copyrights, and more. Records live at every Friday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

 Legal current-Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law

The legal toolkit-Legal Toolkit is a comprehensive resource for professionals in law practice management. Each month, hosts Heidi Alexander and Jared Correia invite forward-thinking lawyers to discuss the services, ideas, and programs that have improved their practices.

Supreme podcast-What's New at the United States Supreme Court? Each week we bring you up to date coverage of the most recent cases and decisions before SCOTUS, discussing the Supreme Court's most recent grants and denials of certiorari, orders, opinions, oral arguments and constitutional jurisprudence. We also present in-depth special reports on the justices, important constitutional rights and the most controversial legal issues of our time (e.g. Abortion, Affirmative Action, Gay Rights, Women's Rights, Privacy, Campaign Finance, Same-Sex Marriage, Patent Law, Criminal Law and First Amendment Law). An essential podcast for any law school student or layperson interested in learning more about the Supreme Court and the United States Constitution.

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast-Listen to lectures by—and discussions with—the University of Chicago Law School's eminent faculty, as well as some very special guests.

The Kennedy-Mighell Report-Hear how technology can help attorneys, legally speaking, with two of the top legal technology experts. Authors and lawyers, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell host this Legal Talk Network show.

Life of the law-Law is alive. It doesn’t live in books and words. It thrives in how well we understand and apply it to everyday life. We ask questions, find answers, and publish what we discover in feature episodes and live storytelling.

Courting liberty-A weekly look at developments in our high-profile cases, interviews with PLF attorneys & clients, in-depth analysis with policy experts, our “Ask a Lawyer” segment, and everything else PLF. Stay up-to-date with Pacific Legal Foundation and subscribe to Courting Liberty.

The paralegal voice-Hear the latest issues and trends in the world of paralegals and legal assistants with two nationally known career paralegals and co-hosts, Vicki Voisin and Lynne DeVenny. This podcast is published monthly by the Legal Talk Network.

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TED talks- collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of law.