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New Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: Loyalty in The World of Robert Durst

In this episode, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder explore the expectations and limits of loyalty in the world of Robert Durst.

Mike Romano: Fernando Rocha’s Life Sentence Vacated After 24 Years

Fernando Rocha's life sentence has been vacated based on "exceptional conduct" while in prison.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 68

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.

Crime Story Daily Highlights – Week 103

A weekly curated selection of highlights from Crime Story Daily.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 67

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.

Bonus Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: Witness for Mistrial

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.

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Tuesday August 3, 2021

PM Stories Is Biden ending the death penalty? Frank R. Baumgartner, Washington Post Biden vowed to end the death penalty. Can he keep his promise? Crystal Hill, Yahoo! News Reversing a Midnight Expansion of the Death Penalty Megan Russo, Regulatory Review A wave of new criminal justice laws were enacted in Colorado. Here are the big takeaways. Moe Clark, Colorado Newsline Youth Recidivism Halved by San Francisco Program Blake Diaz, The Crime Report Four Steps We Can Take To...

Monday August 2, 2021

PM Stories The Volunteer (2018) Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project Nevada’s Plan to Bring Back Executions With an Untested Drug Cocktail Austin Sarat, Slate A Pause in Federal Executions, but Uncertainty About What’s Next Hailey Fuchs, New York Times Inmates grapple with uncertainty over Biden prison plan Harper Neidig, The Hill Visitation at Mississippi state prisons suspended as number of new COVID-19 cases grows Gabriela Szymanowska, Mississippi Clarion Ledger COVID-19 is being used as a reason to keep people...

Crime Story Daily Highlights – Week 103

A weekly curated selection of highlights from Crime Story Daily.

Friday July 30, 2021

PM Stories Lost Opportunity, Lost Lives Lisa Armstrong, The Marshall Project COVID spike prompts Louisiana prison system to cancel visits and keep volunteers out Elyse Carmosino, The Advocate A Filthy New Orleans Jail Made My Son Sick. The ‘Cruel and Unusual’ Medical Treatment at Angola Prison Killed Him. Lois Ratcliff and Jamiles Lartey, The Marshall Project St. Louis Jails Stocked Up on Pepper Spray as Detainees Complained of Abuse Doyle Murphy, Riverfront Times A Texas GOP Bill Would Make It Harder For...

Thursday July 29, 2021

PM Stories The Lines of Connection Clint Smith, The Atlantic Telecom Vendors Used End of Prison Visits During COVID to Profit Off Phone Calls Bianca Tylek, Truthout Virus cases are surging at crowded immigration detention centers in the US Maura Turcotte, New York Times Whistleblowers say they were told to downplay COVID outbreak among migrant kids at shelter Julia Ainsley, NBC News Migrant Protest at White House Calls for End to ICE Detention Lucy Diavolo, Teen Vogue Judge offers...

Wednesday July 28, 2021

PM Stories Incarceration after COVID: how the pandemic could permanently change jails and prisons Racine County Eye Louisiana prisons suspend visitation again as COVID-19 cases soar in the state Tori B. Powell, CBS News Bergen County Jail rife with abuse and discrimination, complaint says Liam Quinn, NorthJersey.com Psychiatry Professor Explores Intersection of Mental Illness and Mass Incarceration Detroit Today A ‘Warm’ Closure Tomas Keen, Inquest Monetary Sanctions as a Pound of Flesh Alexes Harris, Brennan Center for Justice