BONUS EPISODE - Wisconsin COVID-19 Update

Hebets & McCallin updates the latest developments in the Wisconsin Supreme Court legal battle pitting GOP opponents of the Stay at Home Order against the Governor.

Ep. 31 Do COVID-19 Lockdowns Violate Civil Rights?

Colin and Russ discuss the constitutional authority of the President, Governors, and Mayors with regard to lockdowns and stay at home orders, and what happens if these orders are in conflict with one another.

Ep. 30 COVID-19 and the Law

Russ and Colin break down how the Coronavirus, or COVID-19 is wreaking havoc with the criminal justice system, and how judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys are responding.

Episode 29: Everything You Never Knew You Didn't Know About Criminal Law

Civil v. Criminal? Felony v. Misdemeanor? Prosecutor v. Defense lawyer? Jail v. Prison? Colin and Russ go back to basics with this primer on general criminal law topics. See how you do on our quiz at the end of the episode!

Episode 28: May the Fourth Be With You! Part 2

Russ and Colin are back with part 2 of their discussion of the Fourth Amendment. Can the police search your car? How about your phone? Do you have to provide your passcode? We answer these questions and more!

Episode 27: May the Fourth Be With You! Part One

In this multi-part episode, Colin and Russ introduce the Fourth Amendment of the US Constitution. They discuss its importance, history, interpretation by the Supreme Court, and whether or not the cops need a warrant to enter your weed grow house, etc.

Episode 26: Marijuana in 2019 - How High Are We?

Can you mail weed? Do the feds care about marijuana anymore? Can you get a loan from a bank to set up a dispensary? We tackle all these and more in our latest ep!

Episode 25: Prison’s Right to Privacy?

Colin and Russ discuss the role of private prison and other for-profit enterprises involved in the criminal justice system, and whether they belong there at all.

Episode 24: But I Didn’t Mean to Kill Anyone

In this episode, Russ and Colin look at the different mental states required to demonstrate proof of a crime with a wildly hilarious hypothetical situation that will blow (someone's) mind!

Episode 23: Legal Mythbusters Part 2

When can you use deadly force on an intruder? If the cop got my name wrong on my ticket, my case is dismissed right? Can I get a DUI on horseback? Due to popular demand, Colin and Russ are back at it debunking legal myths! Check it out!

Episode 22: Where’s the Body?

In this episode, Colin and Russ talk about the legal concept of corpus delecti- evidence needed for a criminal case to go forward. Can you be convicted of murder without a corpse? We talk serial killers, Natalee Holloway, and pros and cons of this obscure rule.

Episode 21: Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort and Witness Flipping

Don't flip out! In this episode, Russ and Colin talk about witness flipping. In the wake of the guilty pleas entered into by Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, we examine why, and under what circumstances witnesses turn on others in their criminal enterprise.

Episode 20: Gun Laws in America

Just over 2 weeks removed from the Parkland, FL school shooting, Russ and Colin provide an overview of gun laws in America. They cover the 2nd Amendment, the Supreme Court opinion that gave it new life, and gun control measures currently on the books.

Episode 19: What Roy Moore Teaches Us About the Court of Public Opinion

In this episode, Russ and Colin talk about the allegations facing GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore, and how the court of public opinion is very different from the criminal courthouse, and whether or not that should be the case.

Episode 18: Is Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Legal?

In this Season 4 premiere, Russ and Colin tackle DUI cases involving marijuana. We discuss how they differ from alcohol cases, how law enforcement is detecting them, how different states prosecute, and of course, funny stories that we can all learn from.

Episode 17: To Film Or Not To Film

In this episode, we discuss the do's and don'ts of filming people in public. Inspired by a listener question, we talk about the surreptitious filming of women, filming the cops during a traffic stop, and the rights of the paparazzi.

Episode 16: Grand Juries

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has convened a grand jury in the Russian collusion affair, and it has prompted us to discuss what a grand juries do, how they work, and why they will always indict a ham sandwich.

Episode 15: Double Jeopardy

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. We talk about the legal ins and outs of double jeopardy. We look at the O.J. Simpson trial and several other cases, and how it's possible to get away with murder.

Episode 14: Suicide by Text

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this case, we look at the manslaughter conviction of Michelle Carter, who urged, but did not physically assist, her boyfriend to commit suicide. Did the judge get it right? We discuss this fascinating case.

Episode 13: Can you Keep a Secret?

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode, Colin and Russ discuss legal privileges: attorney/client, priest/penitent, etc, and break down who can keep secrets and why, and of course, what can go wrong.

Episode 12: Slugfest 2017, Sponsored by United Airlines

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In the Season 3 opener, Russ and Colin break down the United Airlines overbooking debacle of 2017 from a legal perspective.

Episode 11: The Great Clown Panic of 2016

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode: Clowns! We discuss the creepy clown appearances across the country that have us scared silly. Have any laws been broken? We discuss. So put on your squeaky red nose and give us a listen!

Episode 10: Defense Attorneys

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode, we discuss criminal defense attorneys- their roles, how they work, dos and don'ts, and of course, defense lawyers getting in trouble

Episode 9: Prosecutors

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode, we talk prosecutors: their powers, responsibilities, and of course, how they can end up in trouble, with plenty of examples!

Episode 8: You Be the Judge!

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode, we examine the role of the judge- their powers, responsibilities and quirks. We also have some funny stories of judges getting in trouble!

Episode 7: We Are On Probation!

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode, we talk about probation- how it works, different requirements, and the thankless job of the probation officer.

Episode 6: Social Media and The Law

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In the Season Two premiere, we tackle social media and how it can intersect with criminal law in serious, yet often humorous ways.

Ep. 4: Jury Stuff

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode, we discuss juries- their role, their origins, and some funny stories of juries gone wild.

Ep. 3: Interacting with the Police

Criminal Defense Attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets break down various topics in criminal law. In this episode, we discuss what to do and not to do when it comes to interacting with the police.

Ep. 2: Legal Guide to Marijuana

Criminal defense attorneys Colin McCallin and Russell Hebets discuss various legal topics. In this episode, we break down recreational marijuana laws in Colorado.

Ep. 1: Felony DUI 2

A podcast with Russ and Colin about the new felony DUI law in Colorado, and how that will effect DUI cases.