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The Staircase: Reopening the Case (S1EP9 Netflix 4 Mar 2013)

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Reopening the Case: Eight years later, the possibility that a key witness for the prosecution may have misled the jury could prompt the need for a new trial.

Cast: Michael Peterson (Himself), Bill Peterson (Himself), Ron Guerette (Himself), Tom Maher (Himself), David Rudolf (Himself),

Airdate: 4 Mar 2013 on Netflix

Series: The Staircase Season 1 Episode 9

Show Info: Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside look at a high-profile murder trial. In 2001, author Michael Peterson was arraigned for the murder of his wife Kathleen, whose body was discovered lying in a pool of blood on the stairway of their home. Granted unusual access to Peterson’s lawyers, home and immediate family, de Lestrade’s cameras capture the defense team as it considers its strategic options