We have a growing appetite for investigative true crime podcasts. But why are we so obsessed with them — and is it helping us develop a deeper understanding of the justice system?
Are cases of infanticide as monstrous, as open-and-shut, as our instincts would have us believe? Often, says one author, there's more to the story.
Women have always been central to true crime stories: as victims, perpetrators, readers, and (increasingly) as tellers of these tales.
Crime writer Ian Rankin talks to Lateline about the enduring appeal of his maverick detective John Rebus and the darker side of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh.