Brittany Bookbinder is a writer, filmmaker, and improviser who is currently pursuing her MFA in screenwriting from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. She recently relocated to Los Angeles from Chicago where she worked as an actor, playwright, and the Executive Director of iO Theatre's Podcast Network. For the last five years, she performed improv and sketch comedy at iO, the Annoyance, and Second City. Her short film 5 Jars was awarded Best Comedy by Festigious International Film Festival, and her web series, Undateable, was named Best Web Series by the LA Film Awards. Brittany also hosts the Killer Conversations podcast, featuring conversations with real killers (played by comedians). Brittany co-hosts of Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst for Crime Story Media.
In Part 68, Judge Mader explains the challenges of proving ‘aiding and abetting’ cases, and then reflects on the impact a sincere, empathetic prosecutor can have on the criminal legal process.
In Part 67, Judge Mader navigates her colleagues’ sensitivities while editing a magazine for judges. Mader also explores the fine line judges must walk when talking to defendants about plea offers.
This special breaking news edition of Jury Duty discusses the Thursday, July 29, motion by Robert Durst's defense team for a mistrial based on Durst’s declining health.
In this episode, Self-Incriminating Breadcrumbs, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder examine the complex, contradictory public statements Robert Durst has made about his actions and trace how the prosecution is setting the stage to force Durst to unwind them when he takes the stand.