- Famous Trials
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- Behind Staircase
Creators of the gripping, behindthescenes look at the Michael Peterson murder trial seem strangely reticent to reveal the extent of their involvement in the design but none of it happened by accident. For one thing, Mr. Lestrade and producer, Denis ...
- James Rodwell
The system convicted James Rodwell by using the testimony of a paid informant; a stoolie, a snitch, who in turn used Jimmy to play a Get Out of Jail Free card. ...
- Marilyn Sheppard
Marilyn Sheppard was brutally beaten to death. Sam Sheppard served 10 years in the Ohio Penitentiary for her murder, only to be freed by a landmark Supreme Court ruling. And, 35 years after the murder, young Sam Sheppard began a crusade to clear his ...
- The Staircase
How had the producers heard of an odd, fatal staircase accident in Durham, North Carolina? Did they blindly contact the grieving family by phone and ask about filming the tragedy? Or did the producers already know Mr. Peterson?And how is it possible ...