Rap Sheet: Miranda

Lindsey and Margo discuss the Miranda warnings - what they are, when they are required, and what happens if they're not given. Quite the legacy for an Arizona defendant named Ernesto Miranda. Enjoy! 

Released May 16, 2020

Lady Killers by Tori Telfer

Margo and Lindsey discuss the stories of 14 different female serial killers across the globe and throughout history, as told by Tori Telfer in her compilation book Lady Killers! The discussion dives into the different portrayals of men and women murderers, the fight for power and control, and the historical effectiveness of poison as a murder weapon. Join Us! 

Released May 1, 2020

Rap Sheet: HBO's "The Outsider"

Lindsey and Margo use HBO's "The Outsider" as a jumping off point to discuss inconsistencies between real life and TV crime shows.  Enjoy!

Released April 15, 2020

Episode 13: Perfect Victim by Christine McGuire & Carla Norton

Margo and Lindsey discuss the unfathomable and truly sinister crimes suffered by Colleen Stan as she was enslaved for seven years, spending nearly six of those seven years in a box the size of a coffin.   Prosecutor Christine McGuire tells of the crimes and prosecution of Cameron Hooker for the horrors he subjected Colleen Stan to in her book Perfect Victim: The True Story if the Girl in the Box. Join us!

Released April 1, 2020

Rap Sheet: One Year Anniversay!!

Lindsey and Margo reflect on their first full year of podcasting, including their favorite book, biggest surprises, and what they've enjoyed most about the podcasting process,  Enjoy!! 

Released March 15, 2020 


Episode 12: All American Murder by James Patterson

Margo and Lindsey discuss the horrific crimes and increasingly disturbing behavior of NFL player and serial killer Aaron Hernandez, as told by James Patterson in his New York Times Bestseller All American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez.  Join us!

Released March 1, 2020

Rap sheet: Hearsay - Exceptions

Lindsey and Margo discuss exceptions to the rule against hearsay - last Rap Sheet we defined Hearsay, now we're talkin' exceptions. Enjoy !

Released February 15, 2020

Episode 11: Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

Margo and Lindsey discuss the disappearance and murder of Jean McConville during a time in Northern Ireland history known as the Troubles, as told by Patrick Radden Keefe in his best-selling book Say Nothing.  Keefe weaves fantastical stories of characters as he paints intense pictures of life filled with violence and passion.  Join us!

Released February 1, 2020

Rap Sheet: Hearsay

Lindsey and Margo discuss the legal definition of Hearsay - what it is and what it isn't!  Enjoy!

Released  January 15, 2020

Episode 10: Dial M: the Murder of Carol Thompson by William Swanson

Margo and Lindsey discuss the brutal murder of Carol Thompson in 1960s Minnesota, as told by William Swanson in his book Dial M: The Murder of Carol Thompson.  Her husband was convicted of First Degree Murder, and author William Swanson takes us through the experience of her children as their father is put on trial, convicted, and paroled.  Join Us!!

Released  January 3, 2020

rap sheet: Murder!

Lindsey and Margo discuss the first and second degree. Including sentencing and differences in various jurisdictions. Enjoy! 

Released December 16, 2019


Episode 9: The Killer Across the Table By John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Margo and Lindsey discuss the horrific and individual crimes of four murderers, as told by groundbreaking FBI Behavioral Scientist John Douglas. Discussed are the crimes of Joseph McGowan, Joseph Kondro, Donald Harvey, and Todd Kohlhepp, with insights from Douglas' extensive and singular experience developing the science of criminal profiling. Join Us! 

Released December 1, 2019

Rap Sheet: Burglary v. Robbery and "Charge"

Lindsey and Margo discuss the difference between the terms Burglary and Robbery.  But first, Lindsey has to clear up some misuses of the term "Charge" in the context of a criminal case.  Enjoy! 

Released November 15, 2019

Episode 8: Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi & Curt Gentry

Margo and Lindsey discuss the horrific and unimaginable murders committed by Charles Manson   and his followers as told by the lead prosecutor (and investigator) Vincent Bugliosi in the #1 best-selling true crime book Helter Skelter. Join Us! 

Released November 1, 2019

Episode 7: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by JOhn Berendt

Margo and Lindsey discuss the killing of Danny Hansford at the hands of Jim Williams, as told by John Berendt in his bestselling book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - it's not just a movie!  And yes, it's true crime!  John Berendt paints a deep portrait of Savannah, Georgia in the 1980s, introducing larger-than-life characters and the true story woven around the death of a young man.  Was it murder or self-defense?  Join us and decide for yourself! 

Released October 1, 2019

Rap Sheet: Stages of a Trial, Part 3 of 3

Lindsey and Margo conclude the 3-part Stage of a Trial series. Part 3: Cross-examination through post-trial relief.  Enjoy!      

Released September 15, 2019


Margo and Lindsey discuss the  torturous murder of Sylvia Likens by the Baniszewski family as told in the book House of Evil by John Dean.  An entire family, with the help of additional neighborhood children, join in beating and torturing 16-year-old Sylvia Likens, as she slowly does from her extensive injuries.   

Released September 2, 2019


Rap Sheet: Stages of a trial, Part 2 of 3

Lindsey and Margo continue a three-part series on the stages of a criminal trial. Part Two covers the decision to have a trial heard by a judge or a jury, through the state's direct examination. Enjoy!

Released August 15, 2019

Episode 5: Down City by Leah Carroll

Margo and Lindsey discuss the life and death of Kevin Carroll and the murder of Joan Carroll, as told by their daughter Leah Carroll, in the book Down City. Leah Carroll’s mother was murder when Leah was just 4-years-old. When the author researched her mother’s death, she finds that it was entangled in the infamous Patriarca crime family.

Released August 1, 2019

Rap Sheet: Stages of a trial, Part 1 of 3

Lindsey and Margo start a three-part series on the stages of a criminal trial. Part one covers the initial police investigation through pre-trial motions. Enjoy!

Released July 15, 2019

Episode 4: The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Margo and Lindsey discuss the tragic murder of six-year-old Jeremy Guillory by his neighbor Ricky Langley, as told in the fantastic book The Fact of a Body. Marzano-Lesnevich weaves in her own history and what she learns about herself and her own story, as she researches the facts of this tragic crime.

Released July 1, 2019

rap Sheet: Burdens of Proof & Guilty v. Not Guilty v. Innocent

Margo and Lindsey discuss different burdens of proof throughout the law, and the differences in the terms Guilty, Not guilty, and Innocent.

Released June 15, 2019

Episode 3: Dannermora by Charles A. Gardner

Margo and Lindsey discuss the 2015 maximum-security prison break of two convicted murderers as told in Dannemora by Charles A. Gardner, a former corrections officer and life-long resident of the Dannemora-area in New York.

Released on June 1, 2019


RAP SHEET: Misdemeanor v. Felony & Jail v. Prison

Margo and Lindsey dive into criminal terminology and discuss the difference between Misdemeanors and Felonies, as well as Lindsey pet peeve, Jail v. Prison.

Released on May 15, 2019


Join Margo and Lindsey to discuss the unique perspective of prolific true-crime author Ann Rule's personal relationship with infamous American serial killer Ted Bundy.

Released on May 1, 2019


Margo and Lindsey discuss the differences between Criminal and Civil legal cases.

Released on April 15, 2019


Join Margo and Lindsey to discuss the grisly murder of the Clutter family as told by Truman Capote in the genre-defining book In Cold Blood.

Released on April 1, 2019


Get to know Margo and Lindsey, their vision for the podcast, and what to expect as episodes roll out!

Released on April 1, 2019


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