Co-hosts Dion Mitchell and Mehul Anjaria take a pandemic-pause to take listeners behind the scenes of the Crime Redefined podcast. They talk about their backgrounds, past episodes, and their views on the criminal justice system. The origin of Crime Redefined is revealed along with other Zero Cliff Media projects. The hosts give their takes on hot topics such as equality in the justice system and genetic genealogy. Hosted by Dion Mitchell and Mehul Anjaria. A Zero Cliff Media production.
Crime Redefined’s second episode in a series highlighting celebrity justice warriors. Kim Kardashian West has quickly become a prominent figure in criminal justice reform. She has met with the President, advocating for clemency for Alice Marie Johnson and for the First Step Act. Teaming with Shawn Holley and Van Jones, Ms. Kardashian West has obtained big results by leveraging her passion, celebrity, and influence. She has also visited a women’s prison and offered to pay rent for Matthew Charles, one of the first prisoners released due to the First Step Act. We discuss what drove her to this new calling and her ongoing work in this area. Hosted by Dion Mitchell and Mehul Anjaria. A Zero Cliff Media production.
Insight on two high-profile Chicago cases-R.Kelly and Jussie Smollett. The court of public opinion versus the legal system are dissected as the hosts examine the explosive combination of media, politics, and justice. Mehul B. Anjaria discusses possible defense strategy to deal with the DNA evidence in the R.Kelly case. Dion Mitchell describes his personal experience being on a Hollywood set when an actor returns after being caught in a scandal. Hosted by Dion Mitchell and Mehul B. Anjaria. A Zero Cliff Media production.
Mr. Anjaria paints an insider’s view of working with pro pers in the Los Angeles County jail. What would motivate an inmate to refuse formal legal counsel and go it alone? A movie about the most infamous pro per, serial killer Ted Bundy, is coming soon. Hosted by Dion Mitchell and Mehul B. Anjaria. A Zero Cliff Media production.
The right to legal representation and the disturbing truths about the public defense system. The surprising phenomenon of ‘pro pers’ or inmates acting ‘in propria persona’ as their own attorney is explored as Mr. Anjaria describes his personal experiences. Hosted by Dion Mitchell and Mehul B. Anjaria. A Zero Cliff Media production.
The Golden State Killer has been unmasked using a revolutionary DNA technique. The case and ingenious investigation leading to the dramatic arrest of former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo is discussed as well as the burgeoning debate about genetic privacy. Hosted by Dion Mitchell and Mehul B. Anjaria. A Zero Cliff Media production.
Mr. Anjaria reveals his career evolution from law enforcement criminalist to independent expert working for the defense, aka ‘the Dark Side’ and weighs in on the O.J. Simpson trial, inmates acting as their own attorney, and meth labs. An introduction to the hosts and their disparate worlds. Hosted by Dion Mitchell and Mehul B. Anjaria. A Zero Cliff Media production.