Karas On Crime
By Beth Karas
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Join Beth Karas, former prosecutor and Court TV reporter, as she conducts in-depth interviews with players in the criminal justice system including attorneys, forensic experts, victims, inmates and more. Read more about Beth at www.bethkaras.com.
||CleanPenn State Fraternity Death Case--What's Next?||Centre County, PA District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller discusses the latest development in her prosecution of 18 students and a fraternity for the February 2017 hazing death of sophomore Timothy Piazza. On September 1, 2017, a judge dismissed the most .||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWoman sentenced in Massachusetts texting/suicide case||Standard-Times writer Curt Brown discusses the day Michelle Carter, 20, was sentenced for involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 texting/suicide case of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III. Carter received a 2.5 year sentence but must serve only 15 months in a.||8/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanK9 Master Trainer Discusses His Work||Matt Zarrella spent 25 years with the Rhode Island State Police, where he founded its K9 Unit. Today, Zarrella lectures and trains not only around the nation but also the world. He discusses the amazing work his dogs have done, and continue to do, whet.||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeath Investigator Discusses Ryan Singleton Mystery||In July 2013, Ryan Singleton, 24, disappeared in Baker, California. He was waiting for a friend to pick him up after his rental car broke down. When the friend arrived from LA, Ryan had vanished. His body was found 74 days later, partially clothed. Wha.||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWoman Convicted in Massachusetts Texting/Suicide Case||On June 16, 2017, 20-year-old Michelle Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend via text messages to commit suicide on July 13, 2014 by carbon monoxide poisoning. She was 17 years old at the time, 40 miles away, an.||6/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiscussion of the Latest Developments in Steven Avery's Case||On June 7, 2017, Steven Avery's attorney filed a 220-page motion for post-conviction relief, together with 1,000 pages of exhibits. Author and USA TODAY-Wisconsin reporter John Ferak has reported extensively on the case and discusses the major poi...||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lie Detective: Interview with Polygraph Examiner Dan Ribacoff||Polygraph examiner Dan Ribacoff discusses how the lie detector test works, how it is used by law enforcement and the military, and how effective it is in detecting deception. Ribacoff regularly appears on the Steve Wilkos Show. His show-The Lie Detecti.||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProsecutor Discusses Penn State Fraternity Death||On February 4, 2017, Penn State University sophomore Timothy Piazza, 19, died from massive internal injuries and head trauma sustained during pledge night two days earlier at a fraternity. On May 5, 2017, Centre County, PA District Attorney Stacy Parks.||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanColleen McKernan: Rob's Mother Speaks||This is the final interview in a series about Colleen McKernan who shot her husband Rob on New Years Eve, 2014 during an argument. Colleen was tried twice for murder; both times, jurors deadlocked on whether she was guilty of murder or justified in kil.||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanColleen McKernan: Jury Foreperson Speaks||This is the next interview in a series about Colleen McKernan who shot her husband Rob on New Years Eve, 2014 during an argument. Colleen was tried twice for murder; both times, jurors deadlocked on whether she was guilty of murder or justified in kill.||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanColleen McKernan: Her Attorney Speaks||Laura Mills represented Colleen McKernan at her retrial for the murder of her husband Rob on New Years Eve, 2014. Colleen was tried twice for murder; both times, jurors deadlocked on whether she was guilty of murder or justified in killing Rob to defen.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanColleen McKernan: Father Speaks Out--Part 2||Part 2--Colleen McKernan is serving a 7-year sentence for manslaughter after shooting her husband Rob during an argument on New Years Eve, 2014. Originally charged with murder, McKernan went to trial twice in 2016 in Canton, Ohio. Both times, jurors de.||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanColleen McKernan: Father Speaks Out--Part 1||Part 1--Colleen McKernan is serving a 7-year sentence for manslaughter after shooting her husband Rob during an argument on New Years Eve, 2014. Originally charged with murder, McKernan went to trial twice in 2016 in Canton, Ohio. Both times, jurors de.||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInvestigator Discusses the Day Elvis Died||A conversation with Nashville attorney Dan Warlick who was a death investigator for the State of Tennessee's medical examiner in the 1970s before he became a lawyer. On August 16, 1977, Warlick was assigned his biggest investigation--the death of ...||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBloodstain Pattern Analysis||Paulette Sutton, a national expert in bloodstain pattern analysis, shares the basics about how to interpret blood at crime scenes. She has worked for both sides--the prosecution and the defense--and discusses a few those cases. At the end, Paulette sha.||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasey Anthony's Prosecutor Reacts||Jeff Ashton, a member of Casey Anthony's prosecution team between 2008 and 2011, comments on Anthony's recent interview almost a decade after her daughter's murder in Orlando, Florida. Ashton also shares his thoughts about the high-profi...||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStand Your Ground||Firearms law and self defense expert, Mitch Vilos, discusses responsible gun ownership. The interview also analyzes the self defense claim in the Florida case of Curtis Reeves, charged with second degree murder for firing a fatal shot at Chad Oulson, 4.||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoroner's Inquests: Discussion with a Former Death Investigator||Former medico-legal death investigator Joseph Scott Morgan discusses a recent Missouri case where a coroner's jury investigated whether a teen's suicide was caused by bullying at school and work. The jury recommended manslaughter charges agai...||3/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWrongful Conviction? Former Investigator Discusses Jens Soering||Former Virginia Deputy Sheriff Chuck Reid investigated a double homicide in 1984. It would be a year before the murdered couple's daughter, Elizabeth Haysom, and her boyfriend, Jens Soering, who met as students at the University of Virginia, were ...||3/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJodi Arias's Attorney Discusses Tell-All Book||Jodi Arias's now-disbarred attorney, Kirk Nurmi, discusses his book about representing the woman who brutally murdered her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in June 2008. This interview was conducted on Nov. 22, 2015, before Nurmi's disbarment.||3/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn Defense of Steven Avery's Guilty Verdict||Michael Griesbach, Manitowoc County prosecutor, authored two books about Making a Murderer's Steven Avery--one about his wrongful conviction for rape and, more recently, one that defends Avery's controversial guilty verdict for the murder of ...||3/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFaulty Towers Goes To Court||National expert in cell phone technology, Ben Levitan, describes how cell phones work, and how records of cell phone usage has been misused in the courtroom. Interview recorded on August 11, 2016.||3/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Stand your ground
As usual, Beth asked some great questions to the expert. The podcast was very informative, and I can understand the law regarding Stand your ground better than before I listened. Thanks Beth!!
I miss the old HLN so much. It's good to hear Beth Karas again.