Tonight, this episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine looks into the field of forensic psychology. No, it’s not the glamorous and ingenious world portrayed by Hollywood programs like Making a Murderer and Criminal Minds. Simplistically, it’s just the intersection of psychology and the justice system, that is, taking the skills of psychology and applying it […]
This Week on Mel & Floyd: The usual battle with headphones, an excruciating on air explanation for Smartypants of the Netflix series everyone else has already seen, the Republican Battle Royale, Walmart Sues Puerto Rico, aged CBS news coverage of Bonny and Clyde, and so many more headaches, media gaffes, exaltations and dances in this […]
(WORT) — This week state lawmakers made new headway on legislation that would dramatically increase compensation for people wrongfully convicted and imprisoned. Although historically Wisconsin was the first state to offer compensation to exonerees, its compensation standard is currently the lowest in the nation, at $5,000 per year with a maximum of $25,000. Darien Lamen reports.
Dean Strang, co-counsel representing Steven Avery at trial for the murder of Teresa Halbach, joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda to discuss the case and the Netflix docu-series “Making a Murderer.”