Law&Crime Network Selected as Sole Pool Camera for Robert Durst Murder Trial

Robert Durst

NEW YORK, NY — April 30, 2021 — Law&Crime, the top reside crime trial community, has been chosen by Los Angeles Superior Court to supply video footage from within the court of the Robert Durst murder trial for each the federal, international and local press covering the high profile trial. Live gavel-to-gavel trial policy will begin on May 17 on the Law&Crime Network.
The trial has been suspended last winter because of COVID-19 precautions, several weeks to what could be a 6-month trial. Jury choice lasted almost a month, opening statements took four days and jurors heard an extra two days of witness testimony before the pandemic brought proceedings to a stop. Testimony will pick up where it left off following an abridged version of opening statements. Law&Crime will possess the sole camera in the court for the proceedings.
Robert Durst, heir to a New York property empire, is accused of murdering his friend Susan Berman in her Los Angeles home in 2000. Prosecutors argue that the murder has been an attempt to silence Berman shortly after police questioned her concerning the unsolved 1982 disappearance of Durst’s wife. While Durst has never been charged in the instance, he was acquitted of a murder charge in the death of his neighbor Morris Black, whose dismembered body was discovered in Galveston Bay in 2001.
“We are grateful Judge Mark Windham has acknowledged the importance of permitting the people to witness the proceedings,” Law&Crime President Rachel Stockman stated. “We know especially during pandemic times when citizens can’t consistently attend in person, people access is crucial. We are honored to have the ability to provide this service into the websites and the public.”
Also beginning on May 17 on the Law&Crime Network will be the controversial Cristhian Rivera murder trial. Tibbetts was reported lost July 2018, sparking a month-long hunt at the 20-year-old University of Iowa student. Rivera, who was arrested with the assistance of home safety footage, finally led police to the cornfield where her body had been hidden. The case received national attention established, in part, on the simple fact that the defendant hadn’t been in the nation legally.
Clients can watch the complete policy of both trials on extended hours of live coverage on Law&Crime from 9:00 a.m — 8:00pm ET each weekday.
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