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Episode Notes

‘Making a Murderer’ attorney Jerry Buting and former Jefferson Parish prosecutor Jackie Maloney square off for a heated debate about the prosecution versus defense and how the portrayals on FOX TV’s ‘Proven Innocent’ compare to reality. ‘Proven Innocent’ airs Fridays at 9/8c on FOX.

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Published: March 15, 2019
Podcast: Thinking Like a Lawyer - Above the Law
Category: Legal News
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Thinking Like a Lawyer - Above the Law
Thinking Like a Lawyer - Above the Law

Above the Law's Elie Mystal and Joe Patrice examine everyday topics through the prism of a legal framework.

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