Ep. 5: What the new defense team found
Episode 5 of "Breakdown: railroad justice in a railroad town" reviews some of the most critical breakdowns in the prosecution of Justin Chapman for murder and arson.
In the process, we learn of several pieces of evidence that Chapman's public defender Jan Hankins says she never received, and are introduced to witnesses that Hankins never had time to visit.
In this first season of Breakdown, senior legal affairs writer Bill Rankin goes deep inside the Chapman case, exploring where the criminal justice system broke down. You can listen to the Breakdown podcast below. It's also available on iTunes and on Stitcher. Then visit www.ajcbreakdown.com, where you’ll find photos, articles, videos and documents relating to the Chapman case.