#18 Sven

#18 Sven

Update: 2018-10-1827
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Sven was on a jury that sentenced a man named Paul Storey to death. He's regretted it ever since. Then, eight years later, Sven gets an email from Paul’s mother.

The original article that Maurice Chammah reported with Sven about his experience on the jury: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2016/03/10/my-regrets-as-a-juror-who-sent-a-man-to-death-row

Credits
Heavyweight is hosted and produced by Jonathan Goldstein.
This episode was also produced by Stevie Lane, Peter Bresnan, and Kalila Holt.
Editing by Jorge Just, with additional editing by Alex Blumberg.
Special thanks Emily Condon, Maurice Chammah, Emanuele Berry, Caitlin Kenney, Jon-Mikel Tuttle-Gates, Amanda Marzullo, Mike Ware, Emily Fallis, Brian Reed, Sean Cole, Diane Wu, Christopher Swetala, Ira Glass, the rest of our friends at This American Life, and Jackie Cohen.
The show was mixed by Bobby Lord. 
Music by Christine Fellows, John K Samson, Michael Hearst, Blue Dot Sessions, and Bobby Lord. Our theme song is by The Weakerthans courtesy of Epitaph Records, and our ad music is by Haley Shaw.
Comments (4)

Eugenia Borkowski-Sypherd

Great episode as usual. However, I'm certain that I've heard this story before...really recently. I listen to so many podcasts that I can't place where I heard it and it's annoying me. Anyone else hearing this for the second time?

Oct 18th
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Eugenia Borkowski-Sypherd

cattywombats Yes, that's right! Thanks guys, that was annoying me.

Oct 24th
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Darkersun

Eugenia Borkowski-Sypherd that's correct. unhappy deciders episode of this American life

Oct 18th
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#18 Sven

#18 Sven

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