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New Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: Durst Sentencing – Part 1: How Judge Windham Saw the Durst Trial

In this episode, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder discuss the Thursday, October 14th, court appearance of Robert Durst, his first since being convicted of the murder of his friend Susan Berman.

Breaking News Bonus Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: DeGuerin Leaves Defense Team After Revealing Durst Is On A Ventilator

In this Breaking News Bonus Episode, reporter Charles Bagli breaks the news that Dick DeGuerin has "completed the assignment" and no longer represents Robert Durst.

Prison Journalism Project: My First Year In Prison

The first year in prison was a learning process to understand what I needed to do to make it through such a long stretch of time.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 90

In Part 90, Judge Mader explains the role of a court commissioner and what happens when these court officers make a misstep. She then details the boundaries she sets for herself when friends and family ask for legal advice.

Series: Nuremberg – Part 7

In Part 7 of our Crime Story Series Nuremberg, we examine the U.K. prosecutors’ tightly-focused presentation of Count Two of the indictment, particularly as it played in contrast to the Americans’ unapologetic power-grab.

Mike Romano: CA Governor Newsom signs into law six criminal law reforms developed by the Three Strikes Project

Late last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law six criminal law reforms developed and recommended by the Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code and Three Strikes Project.

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Season 2 Episode 36: The Trial’s Most Memorable Moments — Part 2 — Charles Bagli’s Top Ten

You can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here. On our last episode, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder recapped the On our last episode, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder recapped the events surrounding the reading of the jury’s guilty verdict against Robert Durst for the murder of Susan Berman. In this episode, The Trial's Most Memorable Moments — Part 2 — Charles Bagli's Top Ten, our reporter in court virtually every day of the trial —...

Season 2 Episode 35: The Trial’s Most Memorable Moments — Part 1 — Honorable Mentions

You can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here. On Friday, September 17th, a Los Angeles jury found Robert Durst guilty of murder with special circumstances of lying in wait and killing a witness. In this episode, The Durst Trial's Most Memorable Moments, host Kary Antholis, co-host Brittany Bookbinder, and journalist Charles V Bagli, who is covering the Durst story for CrimeStory.com and the New York Times, reflect on the most significant and memorable moments in a truly extraordinary trial....

CA Innocence Project: Kim Long Exonerated of Murder After 7 Years Served

CRIME STORY has received permission to feature profiles of exonerees represented by the California Innocence Project (CIP). The CIP reviews more than 2,000 claims of innocence each year and since its founding in 1999 has secured the release of dozens of innocent people who may otherwise have spent the rest of their lives wrongfully incarcerated. Kimberly Long’s is “one of those classic cases where the person who finds the dead person ends up becoming a suspect,” says Justin Brooks, Director of the California Innocence Project. “Her case was paper thin when...

Episode 358: Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 84

In Part 84, Judge Mader explains the hierarchy of court assignments. She then details the case of a mentally ill defendant accused of assault and the tension between the need to prosecute crime and the desire to help someone in crisis. You can find links to all installments of Inside the Robe here. October 24 At the end of the calendar year, judges who are frustrated with their assignment wonder whether they will be transferred. For many years I was one...

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....