American Justice Season 2005
S2005 E01Jan 26, 2005
The Scott Peterson Trial Jan 26, 2005 A chronicle of the Laci Peterson murder case includes comments from two jurors in the trial of Scott Peterson, who was convicted in November 2004 of murdering his pregnant wife.
S2005 E02Feb 16, 2005
A Warrant to Kill Feb 16, 2005 The murder of a woman by off-duty former sheriff's deputy Joseph Kent McGowen in 1992 is recalled.
S2005 E03Mar 16, 2005
Countdown to an Execution Mar 16, 2005 Following the efforts of attorney Juliet Yackel that led to death-row inmate Darnell Williams' sentence being commuted to life without parole. Williams was on death row for the 1986 murder of an elderly couple.
S2005 E04Apr 6, 2005
The Brit and the Bodybuilder Apr 6, 2005 Recalling the 1997 murder of Farah Fratta after her husband hired a hitman.
S2005 E05Apr 27, 2005
Murder in the Court Apr 27, 2005 An examination of violence in courtrooms includes a meeting between three Texas judges who were attacked.
S2005 E06May 25, 2005
What Happened to Carrie Culberson? May 25, 2005 The case of Carrie Culberson, who disappeared in 1996. Her boyfriend, Vincent Doan, was convicted of her murder, but the body was never found.
S2005 E07May 26, 2005
Bad Medicine May 26, 2005 Notorious cases of bad medicine, including a physician and a nurse who were convicted of murdering patients, and a cosmetic surgeon who was, host Bill Kurtis says, “one of the most sued doctors in U.S. history.” Also examined: malpractice-suit cap laws; the Georgia Medical Board's “tough approach to bad medicine.”
S2005 E08Jun 15, 2005
A Confession in Question Jun 15, 2005 The case of Martin Tankleff, convicted of murdering his parents in 1988.
S2005 E09Jul 9, 2005
The Bridge Murders Jul 9, 2005 The case of Tom Cummins, who was wrongfully suspected of the rape and murder of his two cousins in 1991. Four men were later convicted of the crime. Cummins is interviewed.
S2005 E10Jul 23, 2005
The Brothers Kimble Jul 23, 2005 The case of Ted Kimble, who was sentenced to 107 years in prison in 1999 for arranging to have his wife murdered by his brother, Ronnie Lee Kimble. Included: interviews with the siblings.
S2005 E11Aug 13, 2005
Hamptons Murder Mystery Aug 13, 2005 The case of Daniel Pelosi, convicted in 2004 of the 2001 murder of Theodore Ammon, the rich, estranged husband of his lover. Included: interviews with Pelosi and two jurors from the trial.
S2005 E12Aug 20, 2005
The Deer Hunting Murder Aug 20, 2005 A death thought to be a hunting accident that later raised investigators' suspicions is recalled.
S2005 E13Sep 10, 2005
Blood on the Staircase Sep 10, 2005 Examining the case of author Michael Peterson, who was convicted in 2003 of the 2001 murder of his wife, Nortel Networks executive Kathleen Peterson.
S2005 E14Oct 1, 2005
Lies of a Friend Oct 1, 2005 The case of George Lewis, convicted for the 1984 rape and murder of Karen Gregory, in Gulfport, Fla. Included: an interview with Lewis.
S2005 E15Dec 10, 2005
Palm Beach Law Dec 10, 2005 Examining the professional and personal lives of two women who run an all female law office in West Palm Beach, Fla.