Podcasts in Kentucky’s legal future?

April 21, 2006

Both Michael Stevens at Kentucky Law Blog and Ben Cowgill of SoloBlawg.com have reported their thoughts on podcasting with recent examples. I share their enthusiasm for this new media and agree it is time for Kentucky Courts to take advantage of it. Click on the headline to read the entire post.

From Kentucky Law Blog:

Tech: “Podcasting enters classroom” [U/L News]

If our state educational system can podcast in the schools, then what about Kentucky’s Supreme Court and Court of Appeals podcasting and saving the mp3s of oral arguments?

Here is a story on schools and podcasting.

Podcasting enters classroom

iPod users can download the latest music, popular television shows — and now, their professor’s most recent lecture. One of the most popular entertainment gadgets also is one of the newest educational tools…

From SoloBlawg.com

In praise of law-related podcasts: this is not your teenager’s iPod

While riding the Blue Line into downtown Chicago this morning, I listened to the March 28 oral argument to the United States Supreme Court in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the case that questions the legality of the Guantanamo military commissions.

How was that possible? It was possible because the Georgetown University Law Center recorded the argument and uploaded the audio file onto iTunes as a new installment of the Law Center’s podcast…

Michael, from the looks of Ben’s post it appears that at least someone is listening to you!

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