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American Justice

The documentary series explores well-known crimes (many involving the rich and famous) and their effect on the legal system, told by law-enforcement officials and lawyers.

Episode Credits Year
Palm Beach Law Season: 14, Episode: 17 Host 2005
Lies of a Friend Season: 14, Episode: 15 Host 2005
Blood on the Staircase Season: 14, Episode: 14 Host 2005
The Deer Hunting Murder Season: 14, Episode: 13 Host 2005
Hamptons Murder Mystery Season: 14, Episode: 12 Host 2005
The Brothers Kimble Season: 14, Episode: 11 Host 2005
The Bridge Murders Season: 14, Episode: 10 Host 2005
A Confession in Question Season: 14, Episode: 9 Host 2005
Bad Medicine Season: 14, Episode: 8 Host 2005
What Happened to Carrie Culberson? Season: 14, Episode: 7 Host 2005
Murder in the Court Season: 14, Episode: 6 Host 2005
The Brit and the Bodybuilder Season: 14, Episode: 5 Host 2005
Countdown to an Execution Season: 14, Episode: 4 Host 2005
A Warrant to Kill Season: 14, Episode: 3 Host 2005
Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald: The Green Beret Killer Season: 2, Episode: 1 Host 2005
The Scott Peterson Trial Season: 14, Episode: 1 Host 2005
Dangerous Medicine Season: 9, Episode: 23 Host 2005
The Perfect Wife Season: 13, Episode: 31 Host 2004
Accused in Appalachia Season: 13, Episode: 30 Host 2004
The Wrath of Mrs. Jones Season: 13, Episode: 29 Host 2004
Serial Wife Season: 13, Episode: 28 Host 2004
Love Triangle Season: 13, Episode: 27 Host 2004
Who Whacked Zack? Season: 13, Episode: 26 Host 2004
The Susan Smith Story: A Mother's Confession Season: 13, Episode: 25 Host 2004
A Model Murder Season: 13, Episode: 24 Host 2004
Daughter Dearest Season: 13, Episode: 23 Host 2004
The Bully of Toulon Season: 13, Episode: 22 Host 2004
Gangbusters Al Capone Season: 13, Episode: 21 Host 2004
The Doctor's Wife Season: 13, Episode: 20 Host 2004
Double Life, Double Murder Season: 13, Episode: 19 Host 2004
Childs Play, Deadly Play Season: 13, Episode: 18 Host 2004
Murder in Paradise Season: 13, Episode: 17 Host 2004
Murder & Mrs. B. Season: 13, Episode: 16 Host 2004
The Black Widower Season: 13, Episode: 15 Host 2004
Stacey's Story Season: 13, Episode: 14 Host 2004
Thrill Killers Season: 13, Episode: 13 Host 2004
Under Suspicion: The Case of Catherine Shelton Season: 13, Episode: 12 Host 2004
Sins of a Priest: The John Geoghan Story Season: 13, Episode: 11 Host 2004
Blood Relations Season: 13, Episode: 10 Host 2004
A Soldier's Secret Season: 13, Episode: 9 Host 2004
The Excedrin Killings Season: 13, Episode: 8 Host 2004
Traces in Blood Season: 13, Episode: 7 Host 2004
Playing with Fire Season: 13, Episode: 6 Host 2004
The Happy Face Killer Season: 13, Episode: 5 Host 2004
Murder by Mercedes Season: 13, Episode: 4 Host 2004
Case of Robert Blake Season: 13, Episode: 3 Host 2004
A Deadly Dose Season: 13, Episode: 2 Host 2004
Another Man's Crime Season: 12, Episode: 25 Host 2003
What the Girl Saw Season: 12, Episode: 23 Host 2003
For Love or Money Season: 12, Episode: 24 Host 2003
Murder on the Boardwalk Season: 12, Episode: 22 Host 2003
Blood Brothers: The Derek and Alex King Case Season: 12, Episode: 21 Host 2003
The Yosemite Killer Season: 12, Episode: 20 Host 2003
Mistaken Identity Season: 12, Episode: 19 Host 2003
The Wells Fargo Heist Season: 12, Episode: 18 Host 2003
Shots in the Dark Season: 12, Episode: 17 Host 2003
Don't Mess with Texas Season: 12, Episode: 16 Host 2003
Mystery at Sea Season: 12, Episode: 15 Host 2003
The San Francisco Dog Mauling Season: 12, Episode: 14 Host 2003
Murder Online Season: 12, Episode: 13 Host 2003
The Central Park Jogger Case: What Went Wrong? Season: 12, Episode: 12 Host 2003
The Corcoran Eight Season: 12, Episode: 11 Host 2003
Mail Order Murder Season: 12, Episode: 10 Host 2003
Death of a Bride Season: 12, Episode: 9 Host 2003
Shamed Into Confession Season: 12, Episode: 8 Host 2003
The Story of Al Capone Season: 12, Episode: 7 Host 2003
To Save Their Souls Season: 12, Episode: 6 Host 2003
A Murder Before Homecoming Season: 12, Episode: 5 Host 2003
A Questionable Doctor Season: 12, Episode: 4 Host 2003
Mother Betrayal Season: 12, Episode: 3 Host 2003
The Andrea Yates Story Season: 12, Episode: 2 Host 2003
Who Killed Hannah Hill? Season: 12, Episode: 1 Host 2003
Justifiable Homicide? Season: 11, Episode: 18 Host 2002
In the Hands of a Child Season: 11, Episode: 17 Host 2002
The Black Widow of Vegas Season: 11, Episode: 16 Host 2002
Crib Death Season: 11, Episode: 15 Host 2002
Vanished Season: 11, Episode: 14 Host 2002
We, the Jury: 10th Anniversary Show Season: 11, Episode: 13 Host 2002
The Monster Inside Season: 11, Episode: 12 Host 2002
While the Children Slept Season: 11, Episode: 11 Host 2002
The Witness and the Hitman Season: 11, Episode: 10 Host 2002
Suicide by Execution Season: 11, Episode: 9 Host 2002
Brutal Revenge Season: 11, Episode: 8 Host 2002
An Execution in Doubt Season: 11, Episode: 7 Host 2002
The Cult Murders Season: 11, Episode: 6 Host 2002
Who Is the Lipstick Killer? Season: 11, Episode: 5 Host 2002
Driven to Kill Season: 11, Episode: 4 Host 2002
The Girl in the Box Season: 11, Episode: 3 Host 2002
A Mother's Story of Murder Season: 11, Episode: 2 Host 2002
Millions of Reasons to Kill Season: 11, Episode: 1 Host 2002
Death in a Small Town Season: 10, Episode: 23 Host 2001
Eliminating the Competition Season: 10, Episode: 22 Host 2001
The Disappearance of Madalyn Murray O'Hair Season: 10, Episode: 21 Host 2001
Like Mother, Like Son: Sante and Kenny Kimes Season: 10, Episode: 20 Host 2001
Conspiracy to Kill: The Rae Carruth Story Season: 10, Episode: 19 Host 2001
The Boy Who Saw Too Much Season: 10, Episode: 18 Host 2001
Marijuana and Murder Season: 10, Episode: 17 Host 2001
The City-Killer Gangs Season: 10, Episode: 16 Host 2001
Raised on Hate Season: 10, Episode: 14 Host 2001
Shattered Innocence: The Fells Acres Abuse Case Season: 10, Episode: 15 Host 2001
Shotgun Justice Season: 10, Episode: 13 Host 2001
Sir Harry Oakes & the Bahamas Murder Mystery Season: 10, Episode: 12 Host 2001
Lying Eyes Season: 10, Episode: 11 Host 2001
A Son's Confession Season: 10, Episode: 8 Host 2001
Matthew Shepard Season: 10, Episode: 10 Host 2001
Dealing with the Devil Season: 10, Episode: 9 Host 2001
Who Wants to Kill a Millionaire? Season: 10, Episode: 7 Host 2001
The Erin Brockovich Story Season: 10, Episode: 6 Host 2001
The Atlanta Child Murders Season: 10, Episode: 5 Host 2001
William Joyce, Lord Haw Haw Season: 10, Episode: 4 Host 2001
Mother on Death Row Season: 10, Episode: 3 Host 2001
Hiding in Plain Sight: Tales of a Fugitive Season: 10, Episode: 2 Host 2001
A Family Secret: The Death of Lisa Steinberg Season: 9, Episode: 25 Host 2000
Dr. Buck Ruxton Season: 9, Episode: 24 Host 2000
Murder on a Reservation Season: 9, Episode: 22 Host 2000
DeFeo and Benson: Inheritance Killers Season: 9, Episode: 21 Host 2000
The California Killing Field Season: 9, Episode: 20 Host 2000
Free to Murder Again Season: 9, Episode: 19 Host 2000
When a Child Kills Season: 9, Episode: 18 Host 2000
The Wife Who Knew Too Much Season: 9, Episode: 17 Host 2000
Kill Thy Neighbor Season: 9, Episode: 16 Host 2000
Donald Hume Season: 9, Episode: 15 Host 2000
The Killer Within Season: 9, Episode: 14 Host 2000
Oil, Money and Murder Season: 9, Episode: 13 Host 2000
Deadly Magnolia Season: 9, Episode: 12 Host 2000
The Trial of Louise Woodward Season: 9, Episode: 11 Host 2000
Dancing, Drugs and Murder Season: 9, Episode: 10 Host 2000
The Life and Death of Teena Brandon Season: 9, Episode: 9 Host 2000
Murder in a College Town Season: 9, Episode: 8 Host 2000
Getting Away with Murder Season: 9, Episode: 7 Host 2000
Gainesville Murderer Season: 9, Episode: 6 Host 2000
Death Row Radical: Mumia Abu-Jamal Season: 9, Episode: 5 Host 2000
Dr. John Bodkin Adams Season: 9, Episode: 4 Host 2000
A Parent's Nightmare Season: 9, Episode: 3 Host 2000
Roy Fontaine: Deadly Butler Season: 9, Episode: 2 Host 2000
Blueprint for a Murder Season: 9, Episode: 1 Host 2000
Payback for a Bully Season: 8, Episode: 34 Host 1999
Sister Against Sister: The Twin Murder Plot Season: 8, Episode: 33 Host 1999
Donald Merrett: The Murderous Buccaneer Season: 8, Episode: 32 Host 1999
Vigilante Dad Season: 8, Episode: 31 Host 1999
It's Not My Fault: Strange Defenses Season: 8, Episode: 30 Host 1999
Duty, Honor...and Murder Season: 8, Episode: 29 Host 1999
Rape in Connecticut: The Alex Kelly Story Season: 8, Episode: 28 Host 1999
Drowning in Lies: The Trial of Edward Post Season: 8, Episode: 27 Host 1999
Jonesboro Schoolyard Ambush Season: 8, Episode: 26 Host 1999
Till Death Do Us Part: The Barbara Stager Story Season: 8, Episode: 25 Host 1999
Lethal Injection: The Hospital Murders Season: 8, Episode: 24 Host 1999
Who Killed the Candy Heiress? The Helen Brach Story Season: 8, Episode: 23 Host 1999
Justice Denied: The Wrong Place, the Wrong Time Season: 8, Episode: 22 Host 1999
Body of Evidence: The Tom Capano Trial Season: 8, Episode: 21 Host 1999
The Perfect Murder: The Shannon Mohr Story Season: 8, Episode: 20 Host 1999
Justice Denied: Trial and Error Season: 8, Episode: 19 Host 1999
Justice Denied: The Hurricane Carter Story Season: 8, Episode: 18 Host 1999
Graham Young: Compulsive Poisoner Season: 8, Episode: 17 Host 1999
Butch Defeo Season: 8, Episode: 16 Host 1999
Ma Barker and Other Public Enemies Season: 8, Episode: 14 Host 1999
John Duffy: Railway Killer Season: 8, Episode: 13 Host 1999
A Murder in Greenwich: The Martha Moxley Case Season: 8, Episode: 12 Host 1999
Judge Joe Peel Season: 8, Episode: 11 Host 1999
Gaston Dominici and the Drummond Murders Season: 8, Episode: 10 Host 1999
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story Season: 8, Episode: 9 Host 1999
Gary Heidnik and Jeffrey Dahmer Season: 8, Episode: 8 Host 1999
Body in the Trunk Murders Season: 8, Episode: 7 Host 1999
Leopold and Loeb Season: 8, Episode: 5 Host 1999
Leonard Lake and Charles Ng Season: 8, Episode: 6 Host 1999
A Teenage Murder Mystery Season: 8, Episode: 4 Host 1999
Mark Chapman Season: 8, Episode: 3 Host 1999
The Larry Flynt Story: Hustling the First Amendment Season: 8, Episode: 2 Host 1999
The Sinatra Kidnapping Season: 8, Episode: 1 Host 1999
A Civil Action Season: 7, Episode: 19 Host 1998
Fall From Grace Season: 7, Episode: 18 Host 1998
Selena: Murder of a Star Season: 7, Episode: 17 Host 1998
Death Row Prostitute: Aileen Wuornos Season: 7, Episode: 16 Host 1998
High Crimes and Misdemeanors Season: 7, Episode: 15 Host 1998
Heidi Fleiss Season: 7, Episode: 14 Host 1998
Green Beret Murder Mystery Season: 7, Episode: 12 Host 1998
Hunt for the Unabomber Season: 7, Episode: 13 Host 1998
Marriage and Murder Season: 7, Episode: 11 Host 1998
Charles Whitman: Austin Sniper Season: 7, Episode: 10 Host 1998
Hunting Bambi: The Laurie Bembenek Story Season: 7, Episode: 9 Host 1998
Dead Woman Walking: The Karla Faye Tucker Story Season: 7, Episode: 8 Host 1998
Framed Season: 7, Episode: 7 Host 1998
Spree Killers Season: 7, Episode: 6 Host 1998
False Witness Season: 7, Episode: 5 Host 1998
L.A. Mob Season: 7, Episode: 4 Host 1998
The John Lennon Assassination Season: 7, Episode: 3 Host 1998
Pizza Connection Season: 7, Episode: 2 Host 1998
Most Wanted Season: 7, Episode: 1 Host 1998
Murder 'In Cold Blood' Season: 6, Episode: 17 Host 1997
The Donnie Brasco Story Season: 6, Episode: 16 Host 1997
Preppie Murder Season: 6, Episode: 15 Host 1997
Texas Cheerleader Murder Plot Season: 6, Episode: 14 Host 1997
Von Bulow: A Wealth of Evidence Season: 6, Episode: 13 Host 1997
Scarsdale Diet Doctor Murder Season: 6, Episode: 12 Host 1997
Crime Family Season: 6, Episode: 11 Host 1997
Great Train Robbery Season: 6, Episode: 10 Host 1997
Rise and Fall of the Jewish Mobster Season: 6, Episode: 9 Host 1997
Presumed Guilty Season: 6, Episode: 7 Host 1997
Profilers Season: 6, Episode: 8 Host 1997
Roberts, Witney and Duddy Season: 6, Episode: 5 Host 1997
Amy Fisher Story Season: 6, Episode: 4 Host 1997
Eyewitness Season: 6, Episode: 3 Host 1997
Narcs Season: 6, Episode: 2 Host 1997
The Yorkshire Ripper Season: 6, Episode: 1 Host 1997
Mafia Story Season: 5, Episode: 32 Host 1996
The Defenders Season: 5, Episode: 31 Host 1996
Neville Heath: The Lady Killer Season: 5, Episode: 30 Host 1996
Death Row Women Season: 5, Episode: 29 Host 1996
The Massacre of the Tsar Season: 5, Episode: 28 Host 1996
Free to Kill: The Polly Klaas Murder Season: 5, Episode: 26 Host 1996
The McKay Kidnapping Season: 5, Episode: 25 Host 1996
The Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa Season: 5, Episode: 22 Host 1996
To Catch a Killer: Homicide Detectives Season: 5, Episode: 21 Host 1996
James Hanratty Season: 5, Episode: 20 Host 1996
I Confess Season: 5, Episode: 19 Host 1996
Hammersmith Murders Season: 5, Episode: 18 Host 1996
Menendez Murders Season: 5, Episode: 17 Host 1996
Richard Ramirez: Night Stalker Season: 5, Episode: 16 Host 1996
Bamber Family Murder Season: 5, Episode: 15 Host 1996
Mob Hit Men Season: 5, Episode: 14 Host 1996
Dennis Nilsen: The Kindly Killer Season: 5, Episode: 13 Host 1996
Hot Pursuit Season: 5, Episode: 11 Host 1996
When Cops Kill Season: 5, Episode: 10 Host 1996
John Wayne Gacy: Buried Secrets Season: 5, Episode: 9 Host 1996
Crime of Passion: The Pamela Smart Story Season: 5, Episode: 8 Host 1996
Bounty Hunters Season: 5, Episode: 7 Host 1996
Long Island Railroad Massacre Season: 5, Episode: 6 Host 1996
Vegas and the Mob Season: 5, Episode: 5 Host 1996
Murder in the Family Season: 5, Episode: 4 Host 1996
The Sam Sheppard Story Season: 5, Episode: 3 Host 1996
Chicago Mob Season: 5, Episode: 2 Host 1996
Cop Killers Season: 5, Episode: 1 Host 1996
Why O.J. Simpson Won Season: 4, Episode: 23 Host 1995
Deadly Force Season: 4, Episode: 22 Host 1995
Bombers Season: 4, Episode: 21 Host 1995
LAPD Season: 4, Episode: 20 Host 1995
Assassins Season: 4, Episode: 19 Host 1995
Jailhouse Lawyers Season: 4, Episode: 18 Host 1995
Baby Snatchers Season: 4, Episode: 17 Host 1995
Undercover Infiltrators Season: 4, Episode: 16 Host 1995
Stalkers: Deadly Obsession Season: 4, Episode: 15 Host 1995
Military Justice Season: 4, Episode: 14 Host 1995
Cruel and Unusual Season: 4, Episode: 13 Host 1995
Hired Guns Season: 4, Episode: 12 Host 1995
Autopsy Season: 4, Episode: 11 Host 1995
Lights! Camera! Courtroom! Season: 4, Episode: 10 Host 1995
Mob Ladies Season: 4, Episode: 9 Host 1995
Kidnapped Season: 4, Episode: 2 Host 1995
Witness Protection Season: 4, Episode: 7 Host 1995
Defending the Mob Season: 4, Episode: 6 Host 1995
Spies: Betraying a Nation Season: 4, Episode: 5 Host 1995
Celebrities on Trial Season: 4, Episode: 4 Host 1995
Godfathers vs. the Law Season: 4, Episode: 3 Host 1995
Quiz Show Scandals and Other Frauds Season: 4, Episode: 1 Host 1995
Divorce Wars Season: 3, Episode: 27 Host 1994
Riots: The Chicago Conspiracy Trial Season: 3, Episode: 26 Host 1994
The Sting Season: 3, Episode: 25 Host 1994
Prostitution, Sex and the Law Season: 3, Episode: 24 Host 1994
Private Eyes Season: 3, Episode: 23 Host 1994
Tha Attica Riot: Chaos Behind Bars Season: 3, Episode: 22 Host 1994
Gangbusters Season: 3, Episode: 21 Host 1994
Sex, Lies and Harassment Season: 3, Episode: 20 Host 1994
Attack at Waco Season: 3, Episode: 19 Host 1994
Reginald Denny: Jury Under Siege Season: 3, Episode: 18 Host 1994
Jim Bakker: Crime in the Name of God Season: 3, Episode: 16 Host 1994
Fighting Words: The First Amendment Season: 3, Episode: 15 Host 1994
Cops on Trial Season: 3, Episode: 14 Host 1994
Pleading Insane Season: 3, Episode: 13 Host 1994
Lorena Bobbitt: Women and Violence Season: 3, Episode: 11 Host 1994
Satan: Rituals and Abuse Season: 3, Episode: 10 Host 1994
War Crimes Season: 3, Episode: 9 Host 1994
Mob Rats Season: 3, Episode: 8 Host 1994
Juvenile Justice Season: 3, Episode: 7 Host 1994
Death Penalty Season: 3, Episode: 6 Host 1994
Fugitives Season: 3, Episode: 5 Host 1994
Great Brinks Heist Season: 3, Episode: 4 Host 1994
The Wrong Man Season: 3, Episode: 3 Host 1994
Hostage Takers Season: 3, Episode: 2 Host 1994
Mass Murder: An American Tragedy Season: 3, Episode: 1 Host 1994
Vigilante Justice Season: 2, Episode: 29 Host 1993
KKK: Hate Crimes in America Season: 2, Episode: 28 Host 1993
Alcatraz: Escaping America's Toughest Prison Season: 2, Episode: 26 Host 1993
Fire Starters Season: 2, Episode: 25 Host 1993
The Rosenbergs Season: 2, Episode: 24 Host 1993
Jeffrey Dahmer: Mystery of a Serial Killer Season: 2, Episode: 23 Host 1993
Rape on Trial Season: 2, Episode: 22 Host 1993
Mobfathers Season: 2, Episode: 20 Host 1993
Mobfathers Season: 2, Episode: 18 Host 1993
Mobfathers Season: 2, Episode: 17 Host 1993
Target: Mafia (Empire of Crime) Season: 2, Episode: 16 Host 1993
Target: Mafia (Gangbusters) Season: 2, Episode: 15 Host 1993
Target: Mafia (The Kennedys and the Mob) Season: 2, Episode: 14 Host 1993
Target: Mafia (Birth of the American Mafia) Season: 2, Episode: 13 Host 1993
Target: Mafia (The Prohibition Years) Season: 2, Episode: 12 Host 1993
Bonnie and Clyde Season: 2, Episode: 11 Host 1993
Mafia Wars Season: 2, Episode: 10 Host 1993
Wayne Williams Season: 2, Episode: 9 Host 1993
Richard Speck Season: 2, Episode: 7 Host 1993
Charles Starkweather Season: 2, Episode: 6 Host 1993
Howard Hughes Biography Hoax Season: 2, Episode: 5 Host 1993
Jean Harris Season: 2, Episode: 4 Host 1993
City Killer Gangs Season: 2, Episode: 3 Host 1993
The Trial of Adolf Eichmann Season: 2, Episode: 2 Host 1993
John Wayne Gacy: Mass Murderer Season: 1, Episode: 6 Host 1992
Ted Bundy Season: 1, Episode: 5 Host 1992
The Hillside Stranglers Season: 1, Episode: 4 Host 1992
Murph the Surf Season: 1, Episode: 3 Host 1992
Boston Strangler Season: 1, Episode: 2 Host 1992
Jonestown Massacre Season: 1, Episode: 1 Host 1992
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