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Abuse of Power with David Rudolf and Sonya Pfeiffer
Abuse of Power is a podcast that identifies and discusses the various ways in which law enforcement and the justice system have victimized the very people they are supposed to protect: us. Coerced confessions. Fabricated evidence. Arresting and prosecuting the innocent. While attention has rightfully been focused recently on police brutality in the street, the abuse of power in that context is only the tip of the iceberg. The problems are systemic. They spread beyond abuse in the street and pervade the entire criminal justice system. Award-winning journalist and...
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Ratings & Reviews
3.7 stars from 119 ratings
Blame the system, not the culture? Makes sense
RoM#50 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/26/20
People can be so evil
This is good. Uncovering bad people doing bad things to powerless people. Highly recommended if you can tolerate listening to cheaters and liars getting away with ruining innocent people's lives. The stories told by the people effected make this compelling.Read full review »
Guemes via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/25/20
Great show, thanks for your work
carl the cuckslayer via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/24/20
Recent Episodes
Karl Fontenot was convicted for the 1984 murder of Denice Harraway in Ada, Oklahoma. In 2018 Netflix released the documentary ‘The Innocent Man’ based on John Grisham’s only nonfiction book that detailed the crime and, further, the corruption in Ada. One year after the doc’s premiere, Karl was...
Published 09/21/20
In 1991, Quintin Morris was arrested for opening fire on a group of teenagers in Los Angeles. In 1994, he was convicted of three counts of first-degree attempted murder. Sonya and David interview his lawyer, Alissa Bjerkhoel of the Innocence Project, as well as Jim Tranium, a retired homicide...
Published 09/14/20
In 2003, Kimberly Long was charged with the murder of her boyfriend, Ozzy Conde, after arriving home and discovering his body in the living room. Kimberly and her lawyer, Michelle Rogers, speak with Sonya and David to talk through the path toward her wrongful conviction, including “tunnel vision”...
Published 09/07/20
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