Crime & Justice Radio
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Famed international exoneree, best selling author and podcast host, Amanda Knox, was Bruce Barket and Aida Leisenring's guest on this episode of Crime & Justice Radio.
She talked about the experience of being forced into a false confession while living and working in Italy, wrongful convictions, how these horrible experiences affect extended families, her point of view as a "translator" for issues of criminal justice, and so much more.
On this episode of Crime & Justice Radio, hosts Bruce Barket and Aida Leisenring dig into the latest criminal justice news from around the country, and then have a fascinating conversation with civil rights attorney extraordinaire, Ron Kuby.
Bruce and Aida's special Memorial Day episode included: honoring our veterans, talking about American detainees at Gitmo and an interview with Hon. Terrence Murphy, ret. Lt. Col., and Veteran’s Court Judge.
Veteran 48 Hours correspondent Erin Moriarty joined Bruce Barket and Aida Leisenring to talk about responsibility as a journalist, media exclusion from #QuintinJones’ execution, and her podcast, "My Life of Crime". Steve Epstein also joined as a guest to talk about the importance of not drinking and driving over this upcoming holiday weekend and tips on traffic stops.
Sarah Edmonson and Nippy Ames brought down one of the most notorious sex trafficking cults, featured on HBO's The Vow: NXIVM. And they were Bruce Barket and Aida Leisenring's guests, for what was truly an amazing episode of Crime & Justice Radio. Sarah and Nippy talked about how they got caught up in a cult, why they felt they couldn't leave, and how, finally, they were able to break away.
Bruce and Aida also reviewed several high-profile cases, including having John LoTurco on the show to talk about the Michael Valva murder trial.
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Don't miss this compelling episode! Bruce and Aida discussed the latest national criminal justice news and then hosted Jennifer Thompson, New York Times bestselling author, crime victim, survivor, healer, and founder of HealingJusticeProject.org, who discussed the many forgotten victims of wrongful convictions, and finding a healing path forward.
Host Aida Leisenring, with guest host Marty Tankleff, exoneree now attorney, and guest Steven Brand, a criminal defense attorney, talked about what it means to be wrongly convicted or falsely accused. It is important to remember that the falsely accused are victims, too.
In this compelling episode, hosts Bruce Barket and Aida Leisenring interviewed Ron McAndrew, a former death row warden who carried out executions. He talked about how the work changed him, as well as his changed views on the death penalty.
Bruce and Aida interviewed Risco Lewis, Suffolk Deputy Police Commissioner, African American lawyer and former Nassau County Prosecutor about her experiences as a part of the criminal justice system. They also discussed the multiple high profile criminal issues leading the news, from the Derek Chauvin trial's closing arguments to excessive force and implicit bias.
Listen to Bruce Barket and Aida Leisenring's radio debut on "Crime & Justice Radio" on LI News Radio www.linewsradio.com, iHeartRadio and 103.9 FM. Their first guest was Suffolk DA candidate Ray Tierney.