Like Season One of the popular NPR podcast “Serial,” this course will focus on one murder case. Review original police reports, watch surveillance videos, and hear how a defense investigator examined the physical evidence, found witnesses, and prepared a social history of the defendant’s life.
Judith Coburn is a private eye specializing in death penalty cases. She has also been a journalist for The Village Voice, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and other media outlets. She has also taught writing, reporting, and media criticism at UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, and USC.