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O.J. with your ‘Serial’?

Scott MacMullan

Our nation’s obsession with the Serial podcast is this generation's O.J. Simpson trial. Both have riveted audiences and made discussion of legal issues an everyday occurrence among non-lawyers. In turn, they have raised some interesting questions about how media can influence a trial -- and how one famous case can influence another.

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Media turns detective with ‘Serial’ podcast, other murders

LOS ANGELES  — Robert Durst was a rich man living free despite police efforts to link him to murder. Adnan Syed was a young man imprisoned for life for killing an ex-girlfriend. Media scrutiny changed their fortunes, pushing both back ...

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