By Alan Kilpatrick
Are you familiar with podcasting? Podcasts are similar to online radio talk shows. They are usually produced in an episodic or serialized format. The podcast trend has become progressively popular in recent years. Serialpodcast.org defines podcasts on their website,
A podcast is essentially a radio show that you can get on the internet, so you can listen any time you want. You have two options: you can listen to a podcast through a website (this is called streaming). Or, you can download a podcast, which means you’re saving it on your phone, or tablet, or computer, and you can listen to it anytime, even without an internet connection.
Have you thought about listening to a legal podcast created by a lawyer? Podcasts have become increasing relevant for lawyers and legal professionals. They represent a new way for lawyers to stay informed of new developments in the legal field. LawBlogs.ca, home of the Canadian Law Blogs List – an authoritative directory of law blogs, lists three legal themed podcasts:
I encourage you to listen to legal podcasts over your lunch break or while you work at your desk. Please let us know what you think.