Nancy Grace

by Walter Olson on March 1, 2006

The CNN legal commentator, famous for her throw-away-the-key opinions on criminal justice matters, is perhaps equally famous for her own backstory as a crime victim. But how well does her version of that story stand up to scrutiny? (Rebecca Dana, “Did Nancy Grace, TV Crimebuster, Muddy Her Myth?” New York Observer, Mar. 6). Take it away, Prof. Bainbridge

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1 ProfessorBainbridge.com 03.01.06 at 11:31 pm

Killer Grace

Legal commentator Nancy Grace has based her career as a self-appointed victims rights crusdaer on a story about the murder of her boyfriend. Trouble is, she’s making it up. Just like her supposedly pristine record as a lawyer. The NY

2 Houston's Clear Thinkers 03.02.06 at 8:15 am

Graceless

Looks as if Bill O’Reilly is not the only television pundit who is a tad wacky. This NY Observor article (hat tip to Walter Olson) reveals that CNN personality Nancy Grace is playing fast and loose with background facts that…

3 TC 03.02.06 at 4:12 pm

Ya gotta love this one right off the pages of CNN and written by her won hand. “I have analyzed the evidence in Avila’s first trial as well as his second. I have keenly watched the evidence flow from the witness stand in Michael Jackson’s child molestation trial. Classic “grooming” of children allegedly proceeded the purported molestations in a typical manner.”

After reading the other links, I wonder exactly how much she really knows about the Avila case. I mean it’s obvious she did not research into her fiancees case!

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