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June 2, 2016

  • Anniversary of the Don Bolles Bombing  |   Video
    • June 2 marks the 40th anniversary of the bombing that killed Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles. Bolles was killed by a bomb that was placed in his car at the Clarendon hotel in downtown Phoenix where he went to meet a source. Paul Rubin a former Phoenix New Times reporter who has written extensively about the case, and George Weisz, a former investigator at the Arizona Attorney General’s office whose work led to a conviction in the murder, will talk about the Don Bolles case.

February 8, 2016

  • The Ferguson Effect  |   Video
    • Claims have been made that since the anti-police backlash after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, robbery and murder rates have increased in certain cities. However, a new study by Arizona State University and the University of Colorado Boulder finds little truth to the so-called “Ferguson Effect.” Study co-author Scott Decker, foundation professor of criminology and criminal justice at ASU, will talk about the study

November 17, 2015

  • Ethics of Books by Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys  |   Video
    • Both the prosecutor and a defense attorney who worked on the Jodi Arias murder trial have written books about the high-profile case. Local attorney Lynda Shely, who trains lawyers on ethics, will discuss the ethics of books being written about a case by lawyers who worked on that case.

December 19, 2013

  • ADL Director Bill Straus  |   Video
    • Bill Straus, the Arizona Regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, is stepping down from his position at the end of this year after 13 years at the helm. Straus looks back at his years running the Arizona ADL, including the murder of Mesa gas station owner Balbir Singh Sodhi days after the 9-11 attacks.

May 3, 2012

  • J.T. Ready  |   Video
    • The suspected shooter in Wednesday’s murder-suicide in Gilbert, that left five people dead, is a man with past ties to a neo-Nazi organization. He was also the founder of an armed vigilante group that patrolled Arizona’s southern border for illegal immigrants. Learn more about J.T. Ready and the status of hate groups in Arizona from Bill Straus, Executive Director of the Arizona Anti-Defamation League.

October 11, 2011

  • Buddhist Temple Massacre  |   Video
    • By declining to hear the case, the U.S. Supreme Court lets-stand a lower court decision to toss out the confession of a man convicted of killing nine people at a Buddhist temple in the west Valley. ASU Law professor Gary Stuart, who authored a book about coerced confessions of early suspects in Buddhist Temple murders, comments the case.

April 13, 2010

  • Restore Our Border Plan  |   Video
    • The murder of a rancher in southern Arizona prompted the Arizona Cattlemen’s Association to expedite the release of a border security plan it had been developing. Gary Thrasher, a member of the Association’s Executive Committee discusses the plan.

November 24, 2008

  • St. Johns Murder
    • Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods talks about the case of an 8-year-old boy accused of murder in St. Johns.

May 20, 2008

  • Dream in Doubt  |   Video
    • Just days after the 9-11 terrorists attacks, an Arizona Sikh man became the first to die in a retaliatory attack by a Mesa man who thought he was attacking a terrorist. A national film examining that murder and the American dream will premier tonight on PBS stations, including Eight T.V. Learn more about the film from the filmmaker and one of the victim's brothers.

October 3, 2005

  • Hamm Hearing
    • After bring convicted of murder in the '70s, James Hammsurrounded by much controversyattended and graduated from the ASU Law School. Now, Oral Arguments begin in the Arizona Supreme Court to determine whether Hamm should be admitted to the State Bar of Arizona.