You can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here.


On Wednesday September 8th, Deputy DA Habib Balian commenced the prosecution’s highly-anticipated closing arguments. In this episode, Roaches in Soup: Closing Arguments — Part 1, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder will explore Balian’s use of emotion, metaphor, and repetition to convince the jury of Robert Durst’s guilt. Kary and Brittany are joined by Charles V. Bagli, who is covering the trial for The New York Times and CrimeStory.com, to discuss what this first day tells us about the prosecution’s closing argument strategy.