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Caption: by the Southern Environmental Law Center
An elderly couple steps up to defend their farm and neighbors when pipeline developers won’t back down from a risky, environmentally damaging proje...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 27:53
Caption: Evans Station Lofts
Making neighborhoods sustainable makes them desirable and rising prices push old residents out. Community land trusts in Denver CO and Burlington ...

Bought by KGNU and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Wildfire victims rebuild all solar, all electric homes with help from their community energy program. Hear one family's story, learn what makes a h...

Bought by KMRE-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Warren McCleskey's last words, Credit: Sarah Marshall
Part 2 of Sarah Marshall’s report on Warren McCleskey’s life after the Supreme Court ruling and his execution on September 25, 1991 by the state of...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 32:44
Caption: addiction, alexander kim, canada, cited podcast, Crosstown Clinic, Dave Murray, diacetylmorphine, Dianne Tobin, fentanyl, gordon katic, Health Canada, Helsinki declaration, heroin, heroin addiction treatment, Kevin Thompson, legal heroin, NAOMI, NPA, over, Credit: Travis Lupick
Doctors usually treat heroin addiction with methadone, but it doesn’t work for everyone. So what do you do? At a small clinic in Vancouver BC, they...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 48:30
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The 2016 elections are over but what did we learn from the results? Over the past 11 months, Life of the Law’s team of reporters, editors and schol...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 55:48
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The 2016 elections are over but what did we learn from the results? Over the past 11 months, Life of the Law’s team of reporters, editors and schol...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:57
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Never before has a sitting justice on the Kansas Supreme Court not won a retention election. But as we all bear witness, 2016 is a different sort o...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 18:42
Caption: Arminio Órtiz Pérez, Credit: Eilís O’Neill
Working on a dairy--especially a small dairy--is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country, more dangerous even than construction. Over the pas...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 20:18
Caption: Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

Bought by WMUU-LP, Interlochen Public Radio, KUER, WSKG, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: What It Takes: Chasing Graduation in High-Poverty High Schools
The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WAER, WSKG, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WSKG, KUER, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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When should a judge step aside? As more and more money floods into judicial elections across the nation, states are grappling with this question. P...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:36
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There are 28 judicial emergencies on federal courts throughout the country. A judicial emergency is when there's been a vacancy on the court for to...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 22:00
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Domestic oil drilling offers private landowners the promise of riches in their own backyard. But what if you don’t want to live next door to an oil...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 22:39
Caption: Mrs. Montini’s class reads Pete the Cat together., Credit: Ashley Cleek
In Kansas, public schools are at the heart of a debate about how much money the state should budget for education -- a debate that comes down to a ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 32:54
Caption: Kevin Polly as he leaves his house for the rehab facility.
During the state's largest HIV outbreak, a man conquers his addiction.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 13:06
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Bounty hunters are kind of like human bloodhounds. They’re dogged. They won’t stop until they get who they’re looking for. Frank Abramovitz is a bo...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:22
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Entrepreneurs around the world struggling to achieve success now has a support service available......

  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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The internet is anonymous. Except for when it isn't. When someone wants to hurt you, they can find your address and other personal information and ...

Bought by KISU, XRAY.fm, and KPIK-LP


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 17:03
  • Purchases: 3
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Hosted by Al Letson, this is a special hour from Life of the Law. We look back over some of our favorite stories from the year: the ones that left...

Bought by KOSU and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In September of 2014, Women rising radio rode the People’s Climate train coast to coast, with over 200 activists heading to New York City to join t...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A Chesapeake Energy rig in Carroll County, Ohio, where fracking is taking place in Amish communities. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
In Ohio, some of the best pockets of oil and gas in the East run right under Amish country. Reid Frazier found the drilling boom is confronting the...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:37
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Richmond, California is one of the lowest-income communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s also one of the most toxic. On this edition, we’ll...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Aftermath of the 1910 Big Burn, Credit: US Forest Service
Evergreen Documentary: About a hundred years ago, one of the largest wildfires in US history taught Americans to fear flames. The Big Burn of 1910...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2010
  • Length: 29:04