Is Patricia Esparza Guilty of Murder?

Almost two decades after the killing of a man who allegedly raped her, psychology professor Patricia Esparza is faced with murder charges. She says she had nothing to do with the revenge killing, but Orange County prosecutors say otherwise. We get the details of this complicated case from a reporter who’s been digging into the past.

Credits

Guest:
Emily Bazelon - staff writer for the New York Times magazine, co-host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast, and a fellow at Yale Law School - @EmilyBazelon

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott