Not Guilty: Wrongful Convictions
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Not Guilty: Wrongful Convictions
6 episodes, 6 hours 45 mins
Episode 85 - The Central Park 5
In 1989 5 young black and Latino boys from Harlem were accused and convicted of the rape and assault of Trisha Meili, a young white woman. They spent between 5 and 13 years in prison until finally in 2003 their sentences were vacated. As we approach the 30th anniversary of this notorious case join the girls, and their special guest - Tracy Clayton - for an in depth look into a brutal crime, and racially charged social, political and media response that still resonates today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Robert Blake Pt. 2: TV Cop on Trial
After an 11-month-long investigation, Robert Blake, a household name for his portrayal of 70's TV cop Baretta, was charged with the murder of his wife in 2002, Bonny Lee Bakley. But forensics proved Blake hadn't fired a gun that night.Sponsors!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/NotGuilty to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!
E1: When The Truth Doesn't Matter
What would you do if you called the police for help and they arrested you? In this story we explore what happens when a deputy district attorney doesn't care about the truth, the defense has to prove the existence of an abusive boyfriend, and the police go into automated mode over a DUI. All this and more in the inaugural episode of Another Not Guilty. https://www.facebook.com/AnotherNotGuilty/ https://twitter.com/Not_GuiltyPod
The Fairbanks Four - 264
The Fairbanks Four. October, 1997. Fairbanks, Alaska.A 15 year old named John Hartman was found badly beaten on a curb in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska. At the hospital he was placed on life support as police worked the case and tracked down witnesses and suspects. By the next day John had died and authorities felt certain that a picture of what had happened was quickly coming into focus. But after four convictions and almost two decades the case had changed and the four who had landed in prison for murder were being released after new evidence made its way before the courts. Had the Fairbanks Four been wrongfully convicted? Or could they have committed the murder and then convinced many otherwise?
Seneca Malone spent over 5 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Check out our new podcast Buried Alive on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/buried-alive/id1372947312?mt=2 or wherever you listen! Contact Information: * Website: www.actualinpod.com * Email: firstname.lastname@example.org * Twitter: @actualinpod and @brookegittings * Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/convictedpod/ * Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/podcastsforjustice Edited by Lisa Strawn Original Music By Blake Maples www.blakemaples.com Additional Music By Andy Cohen
Kim Kardashian West & Jason Flom Join Forces to Advocate for Criminal Justice Reform and Clemency
Kim Kardashian West first heard about Alice Marie Johnson through a short video about Johnson’s life behind bars on Twitter.Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old-great-grandmother, was given a life sentence for a first-time-nonviolent-drug-related crime and was not eligible for parole. At the time, Johnson had already been in prison for 21 years. Kardashian West retweeted that video from Mic.com saying “This is so unfair” on October 25, 2017. That single tweet and Johnson’s story moved Kardashian West and ignited a passion in her for criminal justice reform. It became her mission to help free Johnson and reunite her with the family she missed so much. Kardashian West’s journey took her to the White House where she personally petitioned for a pardon of Johnson’s criminal offenses and on June 6, 2018, President Donald Trump granted clemency to Alice Marie Johnson. In this special edition of Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom, Kardashian West discusses her commitment to criminal ju...
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