In 2003, Phil Spector went from legendary record producer, working with highly influential acts such as the Beatles and Ike and Tina Turner, to facing a second-degree murder charge. No one knows why actress Lana Clarkson decided to go to Phil Spector's home for a nightcap, but she was dead by the end of the night. He claims she committed suicide, but the evidence says otherwise. Will Lana get the justice she deserves? This week’s Court TV Podcast dives deeper into these questions with another audio edition of the original series Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield. This is Judgment of Phil Spector.
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Sitcom star Rebecca Shaeffer was talented, pretty, and had her whole life ahead of her when she unknowingly opened the door of her Hollywood apartment to her killer; Robert Bardo. Bardo’s lawyers claim his mental illness caused him to snap, but will the evidence prove otherwise? This week’s Court TV Podcast answers those questions with an audio edition of the original series Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield. This is Judgment of the Hollywood Stalker.
26 January Finished
Aileen Wuornos sold her body to survive and generated a rage for those who would pay for her services. That rage resulted in the deaths of seven Florida men and the labeling of Wuornos as one of very few female serial killers. Her story would eventually be told in the award-winning 2003 film Monster. This week’s Court TV Podcast dives deeper into the case against Wuornos with an audio edition of the original series Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield. This is Judgment of Aileen Wuornos.
19 January Finished
Julie Jensen suspected her husband and father of her children, Mark Jensen, wanted her dead so she put pen to paper telling the world just that. That letter, written just days before her death, would lead to his 2008 conviction of her murder, but would also be the reason for overturning that same conviction in 2017. Now, Jensen faces a jury once again, live on Court TV. This week’s Court TV Podcast examines his first trial with an audio edition of the original series Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield as his retrial gets underway. This is Judgment of the Antifreeze Murder.
12 January Finished
In 1971 the infamous Charles Manson and several of his followers were sentenced to death in a series of murders, including actress Sharon Tate and her unborn child. Many thought this horrific story would end there, but when California abolished the death penalty, making parole an option, Manson took center stage once again. This week’s Court TV Podcast takes you in for a closer look at the Manson Family parole hearings with an audio edition of the original series Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield. This is Judgment of Charles Manson.
5 January Finished
A quadruple murder mystery has gripped the nation: four University of Idaho students found stabbed to death in their off-campus home. No signs of forced entry, no signs of robbery. Fellow students, staff, and families left uneasy and frustrated with little to no answers as to what happened or why. Court TV’s Chanley Painter, who was on the ground in Moscow, Idaho, joins host Vinnie Politan to dive deeper into this tragic story and the puzzling details coming out of this investigation.
15 December 2022 Finished
The 2009 sudden overdose death of pop icon Michael Jackson left millions of people around the world shocked, the only thing more shocking was when his personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, was charged in his death. Did Murray’s actions warrant an involuntary manslaughter charge? This week’s Court TV Podcast dives deeper into this case with an audio edition of the original true crime series Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield. This is Judgment of Doctor Conrad Murray.
8 December 2022 Finished