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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.”

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.

New Episode of Durst Trial Podcast with Breaking News: Small Time Caveman Lawyer: Closing Arguments — Part 2

On Thursday September 9th, Ethan Milius and Habib Balian wrapped up closing arguments for the prosecution and Dick DeGuerin commenced closing arguments for the defense.

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Thursday July 18, 2019

When should first responders call in mental health professionals? Michael Hill Renowned forensic scientist’s testimony comes under question Pat Eaton-Robb Supporters: Fight over Reed’s innocence ‘nowhere near over’ Brandon Mulder Milwaukee would pay $7.5M settlement in bite-mark case Channel 3000 News Alaska Passed Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms. Its New Governor Just Unraveled Them. Zachary Siegel  Amid turbulent political times, criminal justice reform forges common ground Tony Messenger The Queens DA Race and the State of Police Reform Jarrett Murphy

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Criminal justice reform in NC: Records may be easier to erase, judges to get more sentencing discretion Laura Leslie and Matthew Burns Police database good next step to track misconduct Orange County Register Editorial Board New Oakland policy limits when parolees can be searched without a warrant Ali Tadayon Criminal charges dropped against Chicago cop in beating in spite of video evidence Megan Crepeau Opinion: A man I found guilty of dealing drugs died in prison. I wish I could take that verdict back. Paul...

Tuesday July 16, 2019

The Murderer, the Writer, the Reckoning John J. Lennon ‘You don’t know what you did for me’: Released from prison by Obama, now on the dean’s list Casey Parks Call Off the Cops: The push to decriminalize sex work in New York Emma Whitford As Shootings By Chicago Cops Drop 70%, Shootings At Officers Stay Flat Patrick Smith The Jeffrey Epstein Case Is Like Nothing I’ve Seen Before Ken White Could Jeffrey Epstein Avoid Life in Prison? Irin Carmon

Monday July 15, 2019

True Crime Podcast The Clearing Follows One Woman As She Discovers Her Father’s Murderous Past Nicholas Quah Binge on These Smart True-Crime Stories This Summer Rachel Monroe In Focus: Some truth about true crime Peter Keough Exhibit A and other true crime shows can fuel misconceptions about forensic science Graham Williams Bob Dylan’s ‘Hurricane’ is one of the most famous tales of wrongful conviction Adam Banner Reconsidering The Jinx as Robert Durst Goes on Trial Robert Greene Inside the...

Wednesday July 10, 2019

Former police chief: Mandatory minimum sentences are costly, ineffective Hassan Aden Law shielding police misconduct records stymies prosecutors Brendan Lyons Local sheriff misconduct records still secret 6 months after transparency law took effect Christopher Damien  MNPD officer decommissioned after video of altercation surfaces Rebekah Pewitt Detective: Cold case cards producing much-needed tips Steve Nielsen and Shaun Towne ‘Brian Banks’: Football Star Who Was Wrongfully Imprisoned Shares His Story For “People Who Are Currently Voiceless” Amanda N’Duka High court reverses...

Tuesday July 9, 2019

Rapper TI among several named to Atlanta’s city jail task force Raisa Habersham Latest ballot count in Queens DA race puts Melinda Katz ahead of Tiffany Caban by just 20 votes Janon Fisher, Denis Slattery, Trevor Boyer, Anna Sanders, and Storm Gifford Living With Freedom: Maurice Caldwell’s innocence was a secret everyone knew, and yet he spent 20 years behind bars Priyam Chhetri As St. Paul rolls out restorative justice program for first-time offenders, officials encounter a skeptical public Taryn Phaneuf Congressman To Trump: Commute...