Nov. 29, 2016

Episode 021: True Crime Game Changers: Polly Klaas

Episode 021: True Crime Game Changers: Polly Klaas

The murder of a young girls leads to sweeping changes in sentencing laws. Polly Hannah Klaas was 12 years old when she was abducted by a stranger out of her own bedroom. Resources:  People v. Davis, Appeal Record, Superior Court of California,...

The murder of a young girls leads to sweeping changes in sentencing laws.

Polly Hannah Klaas was 12 years old when she was abducted by a stranger out of her own bedroom.

Resources: 

People v. Davis, Appeal Record, Superior Court of California, June 1, 2009

"The Man Who Kept Going Free" by Jeffrey Toobin for The New Yorker, March 7, 1994. 

Polly's Story - www.pollyklaas.org 

"An Angel Named Polly" by Elizabeth Gleick and Maria Eftimiades for People Magazine, Nov 28, 1994. 

Book recommendation: American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin