How much leverage does the accused really have during plea negotiations? Join the discussion as we review the latest cases.



Three defendants get sentencing wins on appeal in this week’s episode.



On this 54th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, we consider racist jurors, stand-your-ground defendants, and sleeping judges.



This week, we’re looking in on kids and young adults to see how their brains are developing. We’ll also review the latest cases.



Local prohibition, creepy cruising cops, and a Batson win in Kansas.



This week, we’re considering profanity from the mouths of police and from the pens of judges as we catch up with the latest cases.



What’s the matter with Kansas’s Batson standards? Find out as we review the latest cases.



Join us as we find out how three defendants fared after their cases were decided by the United States Supreme Court, and catch up with the latest lower court opinions.



Insider trading tips as gifts, speedy commitment proceedings, and new cert grants—our holiday offerings to you in this episode.



Our post-Thanksgiving pickin’s are slim, but we’ve got a couple of cases on the table to review in this week’s low-calorie episode.



Can a defendant be roped into extra prison time for rehabilitation purposes? Hear what the Tenth Circuit has to say as we review recent cases.



Can an anonymous report of suspicious but not criminal activity justify a traffic stop? Find out what the Kansas Supreme Court thinks, while we catch up with the latest cases.



This week, we’re checking out other law-related podcasts, and reporting the latest cases.



Join us this week as we take a look at criminal cases pending before the High Court this term, and review the latest Kansas cases.



The Kansas Supreme Court is taking a new approach to prosecutorial misconduct. Find out more while we review the end-of-summer cases.



What makes for suspicious driving on I-70? Hear what the 10th Circuit has to say, and catch up with the latest cases.



Join us as we celebrate Miranda’s 50th birthday and review the latest cases.



A 10th Circuit model jury instruction gets a makeover and we catch up with the latest opinions on this week’s episode of Just in Case.



Join us this week as we say goodbye to long-time precedent in speedy-trial and deficient-complaint cases, and review other recent opinions.



Is the Fourth Amendment stone cold and stiff? Maybe not, but it has taken a beating. Find out more as we catch up with the latest cases.



How much force may officers use to arrest a misdemeanant? Find out what the 10th Circuit says, while we check out the latest cases.



It’s our first anniversary! We’re celebrating by talking with Jennifer Roth about new Kansas legislation, and reviewing the latest cases.



The 2015 term of the United States Supreme Court is coming to a close. We’re looking forward to several criminal-law opinions, and catching up with the latest cases.



This week we puzzle over conflicting opinions about offender registration, and look at another case about email warrants.



When can the government search the contents of a person’s emails consistent with the Fourth Amendment? Hear what one Kansas federal magistrate has to say about the issue.



Who knew a mani pedi could contribute to reasonable suspicion? Find out how in this week’s review of the latest cases.



What’s obviously wrong with the judicial system? We’ll take a look at what one federal judge thinks, and catch up with the latest cases.



Today we take a look at the latest state and federal cases, and suggest a solution for “link rot.”



Does an affinity for rap music indicate criminality? This week we challenge the idea of rap as bad-character evidence, and catch up on the latest cases.



In honor of Kansas Day, we explore the vitality of the state constitution, and review recent state and federal cases.



It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and we’re talking about talking about race, in addition to catching up with the latest cases.



In this first epidode of 2016, we take a look at recent cases from the Tenth Circuit and the Kansas appellate courts, and resolve to clean up our written advocacy.



When should the government’s promise not to prosecute take a Fifth Amendment claim off the table? Two courts offer different answers in this week’s episode of Just in Case.



What law does the Tenth Circuit think is a “curious animal”? What has the Kansas Supreme Court done to the corpus delicti rule? And why does this podcast have such a creepy title? Find out the answers to these and more questions on this episode of Just in Case.



Does an Amtrak passenger have any privacy interest in the contents of bags placed in the common luggage area of the train? Find out in this week’s episode, and catch up with other new federal and state cases.



This week we feature a Tenth Circuit case about an illegal arrest, take a look at two new SCOTUS biographies, and review recent Kansas cases.



The death penalty is on decline and under attack, but what does that mean at SCOTUS? Find out what’s at stake in the high court’s latest capital cases, and why you should care. Also: Catch up with the Tenth Circuit and the Kansas appellate courts.



Today we catch up with recent cases and consider the literary merits of Shakespeare versus Dr. Seuss.



What does the United States Supreme Court have in store for criminal-law practitioners this term? We’ll take a look, and talk about the latest Tenth Circuit and Kansas opinions.



Summer vacation is over and the courts are hopping. This episode catches up with the most recent criminal-law cases, and offers a cautionary tale about legal research on the Internet.



Today we consider criminal-justice reform, echoes of Breaking Bad, and the rules of state appellate practice in addition to the latest cases.



Dog sniffs, fraud, restitution, and conditions of release are among the topics addressed in today’s episode.



It’s suppression season in the Tenth Circuit and the Kansas appellate courts. Today we’ll look at three cases excluding evidence for Fourth and Fifth Amendment violations, as well as a grab-bag of other recent opinions.



Today we catch up with the Tenth Circuit and the Kansas Supreme Court, and talk with Jennifer Roth about new Kansas legislation.



The cases are all in. What next? This bonus episode explores the final criminal-law cases from the United States Supreme Court’s 2014 term.



Frightening and High. Today’s episode considers plea bargaining, sex-offender statistics, and the operatic possibilities of United States Supreme Court jurisprudence.



In this inaugural episode of Just In Case, we learn about mismatched convictions for immigrant-removal purposes; mischarged conspiracies; and mistaken law-enforcement officers.