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The USLawEssentials Law & Language Podcast helps you improve your English and better understand US law and American legal culture. Many of these short episodes are tied to a legal news event or case in the United States. Others include interviews with multilingual lawyers. The shows are hosted by attorneys experienced teaching US law and legal English to students and lawyers from around the world. Listening to the podcasts will improve your ability to understand and communicate in English.

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Legal English Vocabulary: Produce

Legal English Vocabulary: Produce

Episode 56 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its Legal English vocabulary series as Stephen Horowitz and Daniel Edelson discuss the legal and non-legal meanings of the word produce. Fun fact: produce is a heteronym! Change its pronunciation and...

The Multilingual Lawyer: Vitaliia Yurchak

The Multilingual Lawyer: Vitaliia Yurchak

 Episode 55 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast welcomes you to 2023 with a very special interview with multilingual lawyer Vitaliia Yurchak. Vitaliia is earned her first law degree in her home country of Ukraine. In addition, Vitaliia holds a Ph.D....

Hunger for Justice and a Microwaved Meal

Hunger for Justice and a Microwaved Meal

Episode 54 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast presents the latest episode in the What's New in the Legal News series. In today's episode, Stephen Horowitz discusses with Daniel Edelson a recent article detailing a proposed class action lawsuit by a woman...

Multilingual Legal Professional: Stephen Rifkind

Multilingual Legal Professional: Stephen Rifkind

The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its series of interviews with multilingual legal professionals as Daniel Edelson interviews translator Stephen Rifkind. Stephen is originally from the United States and lives in Israel. In addition to...

Multilingual Lawyer: Dianne Miano

Multilingual Lawyer: Dianne Miano

The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its series of interviews with multilingual lawyers as Stephen Horowitz interviews Nory Dianne Miano. Dianne is a lawyer originally from the Philippines and graduated from Georgetown Law with a Masters of Laws in...

Diagnosis: Implausible

Diagnosis: Implausible

Episode 51  The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its What's New in the Legal News Series as Stephen Horowitz and Daniel Edelson discuss a recent decision by a federal court to dismiss the lawsuit of a former Yale University professor who sued the...

Legal English Vocabulary: Action

Legal English Vocabulary: Action

Episode 50 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its Legal English vocabulary series in which our hosts discuss a word that has both a regular meaning and a legal English meaning. Today, Stephen Horowitz and Daniel Edelson discuss the word Action....

Multilingual Lawyer: Paula Arturo-Klammer

Multilingual Lawyer: Paula Arturo-Klammer

Episode 49 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its series of interviews with multilingual lawyers as Stephen Horowitz interviews Professor  Paula Arturo-Klammer.  Paula is a legal English Lecturer & Research Fellow at the Georgetown Center for...

Analogies: 2

Analogies: 2

  Episode 48 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its new series on analogies. In this series, your hosts, Stephen Horowitz and Daniel Edelson, don’t actually talk about law and legal English vocabulary. Instead, they discuss how international...

Legal English Vocabulary: Consortium

Legal English Vocabulary: Consortium

Episode 47 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its Legal English Vocabulary series as your hosts, Stephen Horowitz and Daniel Edelson, discuss the word "consortium". As with other words in the Legal English Vocabulary series, consortium has both a...

Analogies: 1

Analogies: 1

Episode 46 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast presents its 46th episode with a brand new series on analogies. This episode is a bit different from other episodes because your hosts, Stephen Horowitz and Daniel Edelson, don't actually talk about law and...

Multilingual Lawyer: Nick Harling

Multilingual Lawyer: Nick Harling

Episode 45 The USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast continues its series of interviews with multilingual lawyers as Stephen Horowitz interviews immigration attorney Nick Harling. Nick speaks Japanese and lived for several years in Japan teaching English with the...

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