Admissible: Shreds of Evidence
13 wrongful convictions all tied to one forensic analyst. The analyst – Mary Jane Burton – was hailed as a hero for saving the DNA evidence that led to the exonerations. But when reporter Tessa Kramer starts investigating, she meets a former lab trainee with a very different – and much darker – story to tell. Over the course of 12 episodes, Kramer unravels this mystery, searching for proof of explosive allegations against Burton and a possible cover-up at one of the nation’s leading crime labs. An original podcast from VPM and Story Mechanics, future seasons of Admissible will investigate the role of evidence in our legal
The Crime Writers Squad • Crime Writers On • Apr 13, 2023
"The panel thought the fact gathering was good and the series well crafted. Sometimes it's important to open Pandora's box."
Keelin • Mentally? A Magpie. • Mar 19, 2023
"The team is building this report slowly, taking care to place every bit of information in the best order. This specificity makes the podcast easier to listen to, but it also serves an integral purpose to the show. This podcast sounds great, which is important to mention. However, this team being so structurally careful is critical to telling this story. They’re making it easy to follow when by all means it should be difficult to follow. I admire the care this podcast appears to be taking, and the time that is being spent on making sure the story is told well and as fully as possible. "
Nicholas Quah • Vulture • Mar 1, 2023
"...the series roots itself in a fundamental complication of an arena that’s become central to many wrongful conviction efforts: DNA evidence."