Direct Appeal

By Meghan Sacks and Amy Shlosberg

What's Direct Appeal about?

For the last 13 years, Melanie McGuire has been serving a life sentence for the murder and dismemberment of her husband. She claims her innocence and tells her story. Two Criminologists will examine the case and interview experts.

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One Year Update


After more than one year since the last episode of Direct Appeal, we are back to discuss the recent media attention, to answer audience questions, and address potential tips sent in. We’ll update you on what’s next in Melanie’s legal ...

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