It's time for our first case on the history of American slavery,
featuring the bizarre legal and moral mess that allowed black
Africans fighting for their freedom to be accused of kidnapping
Come celebrate the big 3-0 with a con for the ages as Jeanne de
Valois will try to get her hands on a 2 million livre necklace, and
end up implicating -- and slandering -- one of the world's most
famous and powerful monarchies.
Criminal Records Podcast is a history show exploring the weird history of crime and punishment, from the earliest recorded murder case to the origins of laws that are in effect today. Join hosts Isaac Meyer and Demetria Spinrad on a wild journey through criminal justice systems all over the world.
You can listen to our episodes in any order, but we recommend starting with our most recent cases and working your way back through our catalogue. We’ve learned a lot about audio editing and structuring hour-long episodes since we first started in 2018!