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Kary Antholis founded Crime Story Media, LLC in July 2019, after retiring as President of Miniseries and Cinemax Programming at HBO. For full biography, see Publisher Biography link.

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Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 57

Part 57, Judge Mader outlines how empathy can be a useful tool in the courtroom. She also reflects on the often thankless role of the criminal defense attorney.

Episode Seven of Durst Trial Podcast: Susan’s Diarrhea Tell and Bob’s Scream Therapy with John and Yoko

This episode looks at testimony from several witnesses regarding Susan Berman's actions on behalf of Robert Durst following his wife Kathie's disappearance.

Interview: Jarrett Adams Presents an Update on the Case of Richardson and Claiborne (with Amanda Knox)

More than twenty years ago, Terrence Richardson and Ferrone Claiborne pled guilty to a crime they didn’t commit. Jarrett Adams says he's got proof that should set them free.

Bonus Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: Prosecutor Empties Bob’s Catheter Bag (or How Sick is Durst?)

In yet another surreal moment in a case replete with crazy twists, Deputy District Attorney John Lewin told the court on Thursday that he accompanied the defendant Robert Durst to the bathroom to assist him by emptying his catheter bag.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 56

In Part 56, Judge Mader offers a story about judges undergoing sensitivity training and reflects on policing tactics that may challenge the pursuit of justice.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 55

In Part 55, Judge Mader explains the complexities of electoral politics within the judiciary and the implications for defendants, attorneys, and judges.

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Kary Antholis

Kary Antholis founded Crime Story Media, LLC in July 2019, after retiring as President of Miniseries and Cinemax Programming at HBO. Since, founding the company, Kary has set up scripted television projects with David Simon and LeBron James at HBO and with Dennis Lehane at Apple TV+. He has conducted podcast interviews with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, Los Angeles District Attorneys Jackie Lacey and George Gascón and with the creators/showrunners of The Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad, Serial, Homicide, The Jinx, Making a Murderer, Oz and The Night Of. Antholis has also produced, created and hosted the...

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All of CRIME STORY’S Reporting on the People vs. Robert Durst

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