fbpx

Hannah Teich / Crime Story Daily Editor

Kary Antholis / Editor - Publisher

Paul Butler / Consulting Editor

Crime Story Editor

Headlines

New Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: “This Is Not Hard”: Closing Arguments — Part 4

On Tuesday September 14th, John Lewin concluded his rebuttal for the prosecution in the trial of Robert Durst.

New Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: “The Best You Can Get is Justice”: Closing Arguments — Part 3

On Monday September 13th, David Chesnoff finished closing arguments for the defense and John Lewin launched into rebuttal for the prosecution.

Breaking News Bonus Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: The Verdict

In this breaking news episode of Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst, host Kary Antholis presents the reading of the verdict in the Durst trial.

Prison Journalism Project: My Small Resistance: Not Re-taking the Basic Education Test

“I’m reading nine books right now,” I said. “If I have an extra 30 minutes of time, I’m going to use it to do what I want to do because I’ve been given a death-by-prison sentence due to its length. And that’s fine, but it’s still my time, and I’m not taking that test again.”

Stay on top of Crime Story

LATEST ARTICLES

Episode 357: Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 83

In Part 83, Judge Mader considers the approaches that different judges take to setting the tone in their courtrooms, including strategies to manage difficult personalities and legal community politics. You can find links to all installments of Inside the Robe here. October 18 One of my favorite judges, “Uncle Charlie,” is widely considered one of the most decent and friendly judges in the building. He never gets upset, is extremely casual, and is liked by everyone. My staff was talking about...

Season 2 Episode 34: “This Is Not Hard”: Closing Arguments — Part 4

You can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here. On Tuesday September 14th, John Lewin concluded his rebuttal for the prosecution in the trial of Robert Durst. In this episode, "This Is Not Hard": Closing Arguments — Part 4, Host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder dive into the dramatic last day of closing arguments, exploring Lewin's methodical disassembling of Durst's larger narrative: Durst is simply a person with terrible luck. Kary and Brittany are then joined by Charles V....

Season 2 Episode 33: “The Best You Can Get is Justice”: Closing Arguments — Part 3

You can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here. On Monday September 13th, David Chesnoff finished closing arguments for the defense and John Lewin launched into rebuttal for the prosecution. In this two-part episode, "The Best You Can Get is Justice": Closing Arguments — Part 3, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder analyze the high-stakes final days of closing arguments and rebuttal.  

Episode 356: Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 82

In Part 82, Judge Mader assesses the circumstances of potential juror misconduct in a murder trial, and then discusses the contemporary social dynamics of prosecuting sex trafficking cases. You can find links to all installments of Inside the Robe here. October 11 A defendant on my morning calendar has a corporate look and black-rimmed glasses. A college graduate from a family of attorneys, he makes his living breaking into vending machines on the upper floors of posh hotels. Carrying an expensive...

Season 2 Bonus Episode 13: The Verdict

DYou can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here. In this breaking news episode of Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst, host Kary Antholis presents the reading of the verdict in the Durst trial.

Episode 355: Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 81

In Part 81, Judge Mader reflects on the care a judge must take when composing instructions to a jury. She also navigates a delicate situation with a disrespectful prosecutor. You can find links to all installments of Inside the Robe here. October 3 A murder trial was assigned to me. The defendant, a young, portly, light-skinned Latino with darting eyes, had a minor fender bender with a parked car outside the victim’s home. The random victim, a nice-looking, middle-aged Latino, came...