Hearsay Podcast Project

Project Summary

Students will create eight 30-minute legal education podcasts on current legal topics. Student on this project will spend their time conducting legal research on the topics, preparing interview questions for expert guests, and recording and editing the podcasts at the CJSW 90.9FM studio located on the UCalgary campus. Students will develop episode content and research topics under supervision within the Faculty of Law. Episodes will be aired on CJSW 90.9FM, the University of Calgary’s student-run radio station, and will also be available online via the CJSW website, Google Play, iTunes, and Spotify. CJSW 90.9FM will provide audio recording and editing training.

Number of students
and prerequisites

– 6 students
– No prerequisites required

Area of Law

– Various areas depending on episode topic

Legal Skills

– Delivery of legal information
– Legal research and writing

Project Type

Public Legal Education Project

Project Timeline

Eight episodes will be created and aired during the months of September–March (excluding December). The episodes for December and April will be created in earlier months, as students are not expected to work in December and April.