Sarah Koenig and Emmanuel Dzotsi set on a mission to explore the machinery that drives the judicial system in the United States. They banged on city doors, asking for an opportunity to record what goes on in our courthouses and justice centers. No one took them up on their offer except Cleveland, whose leadership only […]
The State v Dennis Perry
Season 3 of the podcast that originally started by investigating the conviction of Adnan Syed in Baltimore, MD is now covering the case of a murder of Harold and Thelma Swain at Rising Daughter Baptist Church, (Waverly, GA) on March 11, 1985. Unsolved Mysteries featured this case in 1988 opening the door to new leads […]
Two trials. Two acquittals. No new leads, suspects or witnesses. The Andes family, Beth’s friends, and Bob Young, the boyfriend everyone was convinced was responsible for her demise are still waiting for a conviction and/or answers after 40 years. Reporters Amber Hunt and Amanda Rossmann from the Cincinnati Enquirer investigate the unsolved murder of the beautiful […]
Sarah Koenig, This American Life, and her team began Serial by investigating the story of Adnan Syed, a seventeen year old high school student, was accused and later convicted of strangling and burying his ex girlfriend, Hae Min Lee on a clear January day in Woodlawn, Maryland, back in 1999. During Season 1 they explore […]
During the last three years I have noticed a resurgence of all things procedural. Be it Law and Order SVU, CSI, NCIS and online sensations like Serial, Undisclosed and Making a Murderer, investigating crimes and pleading for the wrongfully accused has become mainstream. I can’t blame the public for eating up the drama, it is […]
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