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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 six criminal law reforms developed by the Three Strikes Project into law

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.

Charles Bagli on Chavin’s Choice

Journalist Charles Bagli profiles Nick Chavin, the man who became his trusted source on the Durst story, and then — ultimately — the Los Angeles prosecutors’ star witness in Robert Durst's murder trial.

New Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: Charles Bagli on Chavin’s Choice

In this episode, journalist Charles Bagli profiles Nick Chavin, the man who became his trusted source on the Durst story and, ultimately, Los Angeles prosecutors’ star witness.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 89

In Part 89, Judge Mader discusses the complex considerations when resolving conflicts between parties in court. The Judge then looks to the Thanksgiving holiday and reflects on what she is thankful for in the American criminal justice system.

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Tuesday August 13, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s Death Underlines A Nationwide Problem Jesselyn Cook, Huffington Post Why Wasn’t Jeffrey Epstein on Suicide Watch When He Died? Ali Watkins, New York Times Walmart removes violent video game displays from its stores. The gun displays will stay. Matthew Gutierrez, Washington Post A Lynch Mob of One Ibram Kendi, The Atlantic ‘American Crime Story’ To Give Monica Lewinsky The Chance To ‘Reclaim Her Narrative’ Alysia Stevenson, Femestella Running to Put San Quentin Behind Him Patricia Leigh Brown, New York Times

Monday August 12, 2019

White Supremacist Attacks Have Grown Deadlier During Trump’s Presidency Mark Follman, Mother Jones President Bill Clinton: Reinstate the Assault Weapons Ban Now Bill Clinton, TIME For Years, the Federal Death Penalty Has Been a Thing of the Past. That’s Where It Should Stay. Ames Grawert, Brennan Center for Justice The Revelations of Meek Mill’s Legal Limbo Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic Inside the Relentless Private Investigation That Granted Meek Mill a New Trial Brady Langmann, Esquire Inmates’ Videos Shine a Light on Life...

Friday August 9, 2019

Cyntoia Brown Is Free Steven Hale, Nashville Scene Cyntoia Brown and Our Twisted System Donovan Ramsey, The Marshall Project She Was Found Strangled in a Well, and Now She Has a Name Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic As Shootings Spike in Northern Brooklyn, NYPD and Prosecutors Collide Ali Watkins, New York Times $1.7-billion jail project could be scrapped by LA County to focus on mental health Matt Stiles, Los Angeles Times Barclays Is Latest to Cut Finance Ties With Private Prisons Elizabeth Rembert,...

Thursday August 8, 2019

How the Trail of American White Supremacy Led to El Paso Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker How do we reduce gun violence? By treating it like a disease Michelle Williams and Mary Bassett, Los Angeles Times Trump Wants to Execute Mass Shooters, but Congress Would Have to Change the Law First Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones With Federal Executions Looming, the Democrats’ Death Penalty Legacy is Coming Back to Haunt Us Liliana Segura, The Intercept Dirty Harry Was Bad At His Job Larry Smith, Humungus

Wednesday August 7, 2019

We Have a White Nationalist Terrorist Problem New York Times Editorial Board “When you see me on the news, you’ll know who I am” Jon Marcus, Nieman Reports Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes PBS News Hour The women transfixed by violent crime Alice Robb, New Statesman Facial Recognition Bans: Coming Soon to a City Near You Blake Montgomery, The Daily Beast AI experts slam ‘predictive policing,’ warn it could fuel fears that drive mass incarceration Edwin Santos, NosyMedia

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Resuming Executions Puts US on the Wrong Side of History Nicole Austin-Hillery, Human Rights Watch Barr’s talking points on the death penalty are misleading Hannah Cox, The Hill For Trump and Barr, Executions Are a Statement Andrea Lyon, The Atlantic Racist Is a Tough Little Word John McWhorter, The Atlantic 50 States of True Crime Tina Jordan and Ross MacDonald, New York Times NY District Attorneys Formally Move to Strike Down Prosecutorial Watchdog Law Dan Clark, New York Law Journal