Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was convicted of sexual assault on an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. We take a look at his sentence, as well as letters from Brock’s father and the sexual assault victim. “Glee” actor, Mark Salling, who was indicted for receiving and possessing child prornography has lost a part in a new series although he has not yet been convicted of a crime. Was the move by the director appropriate? TMZ has been running the court of public opinion in the Johnny Depp vs Amber heard domestic abuse trial. We take a look at the new information surfacing in the case and the impact TMZ’s reporting may have on the case. Lastly, we discuss 15-year-old Karen Perez who was allegedly raped and murdered by her boyfriend who recorded the crime on his cell phone with behavior analyst Laura Richards and defense attorney Mike Cavalluzzi in this episode of Crime Time hosted by Allison Hope Weiner.
Laura Richards is an award winning behavioral analyst. Co-founder of Paladin, National Stalking Advocacy Service. An expert on stalking and domestic abuse law reform, Richards is also the co-author of the book ‘Policing Domestic Violence’ and co-hosts “Killer Profile” a podcast with Jim Clemente.
Michael “Mike” Cavalluzzi is one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Los Angeles County. He has been described by judges and prosecutors as aggressive, uncompromising, and relentless in his pursuit of justice for his clients. Having defended clients in courts throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, and Orange Counties, Mike Cavalluzzi has cemented a reputation as a top trial attorney. Michael Cavalluzzi began his legal career in 1992 as a civil litigator for State Farm Insurance, the largest insurance company in the United States. After winning several jury trials, Mr. Cavalluzzi decided to leave State Farm and focus on the practice of criminal defense. He joined the Public Defender’s Office and quickly established himself as a fearless, creative trial attorney, defending clients in all types of cases, ranging from misdemeanor battery to homicide. Mr. Cavalluzzi is also actively involved in civil litigation, successfully representing a number of personal injury cases.