Suspect Convictions

Suspect Convictions

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Stanley Liggins has been twice convicted of the 1990 murder of 9-year-old Jennifer Lewis. Both convictions were overturned. He'll go before the court again in 2017.More from Suspect Convictions »

Most Recent Episodes

'Suspect Convictions' Ep. 17: Season Finale — What's Next?

On this unexpected season finale of Suspect Convictions, we learn about some breaking news in the case, including a major disagreement between Stanley Liggins and his attorney.

'Suspect Convictions' Ep. 16: A Victim Speaks

A month before Jennifer Lewis was killed, Stanley Liggins was arrested for sexually abusing another nine-year-old girl. This victim, now in her 30s, shares her story of what happened to her that day.

'Suspect Convictions' Ep. 15: Illegally Obstained Evidence and the Death Penalty

In this episode, we look at some of the broad issues that were raised by the case of Stanley Liggins v. the State of Iowa.

'Suspect Convictions' Ep. 15: Illegally Obstained Evidence and the Death Penalty

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 14: Secret Payoffs? The Police Informant

Stanley Liggins wants to fire his defense team. We discuss what that means for the upcoming trial.

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 13: Roundtable, Podcast Hosts

Scott Reeder sits down with guests from other true crime podcasts to discuss some of the intricacies about the Stanley Liggins case, and dig into some angles that may not have been considered yet.

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 12: Running on Fumes

For this episode, we go back to 1990 to explore Stanley Liggins' living situation at the time he was arrested for murdering Jennifer Lewis.

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 11: Justice On The Move

Pretrial motion hearings wrapped up two weeks ago for the Stanley Liggins case. In this episode, we talk about Judge Marlita Greve's ruling to approve the defense's motion for a change of venue.

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 10: Aphrodite Jones Questions Prosecution and Defense Attorneys

This week, we sat down with a panel of guests to talk about the Stanley Liggins case. We hear from former Scott County Attorney Bill Davis and former defense attorney Mike Tobey, who tried the 1995 trial in Dubuque, Iowa. Scott Reeder and author Aphrodite Jones question the lawyers about various aspects of the case.

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 10: Aphrodite Jones Questions Prosecution and Defense Attorneys

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 9: Strange and Suspicious Behavior

There are a lot of reasons why a verdict in the Stanley Liggins case is far from guaranteed in favor of either the prosecution or defense.

'Suspect Convictions' Episode 8: The Media Glare

What role does the media play in a high-profile case like the one against Stanley Liggins? That is the question this episode tackles.

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