CNN TV SCHEDULE ANCHORS & REPORTERS CONTACT US HLN


December 26, 2007

Beth Karas – Correspondent

Posted: 11:49 AM ET

Beth Karas has been a correspondent for IN SESSION since 1994. She reports from courthouses around the country and has covered the trials of such high-profile defendants as record producer Phil Spector, the German national who assumed the name of Clark Rockefeller, former "Baretta" star Robert Blake, Kobe Bryant, Martha Stewart and Scott Peterson.

Karas has also covered the California murder trial of Cynthia Sommer, convicted of and then cleared in the poisoning death her husband, Todd; the 2008 trial of Neil Entwistle, accused of murdering his wife and infant daughter in a Boston suburb; the Amadou Diallo trial, in which four NYPD officers were charged with shooting an unarmed man; and Connecticut v. Michael Skakel, the Kennedy nephew convicted of killing his neighbor, Martha Moxley.

In addition to reporting in the field, Karas draws on her trial experience to offer commentary on other cases the network covers. She also contributes to CNN.com, writing for the IN SESSION blog and the Justice page.

Karas has appeared as a legal expert on virtually every cable and network news program, including "Nightline," "Dateline," "The Today Show," "Good Morning America," "The Early Show," "Larry King Live," "Anderson Cooper 360," "On the Record with Greta van Susteren" and "The O’Reilly Factor."

Prior to joining IN SESSION, Karas was an assistant district attorney in New York City. During her eight years as a prosecutor, she handled cases ranging from robbery and rape to complex racketeering and political corruption schemes, at trial and in the grand jury. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Fordham Law School.

Filed under:


Share this on:

subscribe RSS Icon
About this blog

 This is your online home for In Session on truTV’s up-to-the minute, comprehensive coverage of legal issues, trials and news from America’s courtrooms.  Our anchors, analysts and producers are teaming up here to give you updates on the stories that matter to you.

Be sure to tune in to In Session on truTV from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET.

On Twitter
Today's Big Issue: Who is John Goodman? A former colleague is on now to talk more about the center figure in the #millionairedui trial.
Twitter icon InSession 12:05 pm ET October 4, 2012 RETWEET
.
Baby Lisa: One year later, no answers http://t.co/jX1ES06n via @nancygracehln
Twitter icon HLNTV 12:03 pm ET October 4, 2012 RETWEET
.
@laurenmatter @LaryenS Why did you decide not to have an account on Facebook?
Twitter icon HLNTV 11:48 am ET October 4, 2012 RETWEET
.
Amish leader, 15 followers convicted of hate crimes in beard attacks. READ MORE: http://t.co/5axFI5k2
Twitter icon InSession 10:38 am ET October 4, 2012 RETWEET
.
Attorneys in the #millionairedui trial are arguing if the jury should know about the hydrocodone in Goodman's system on night of crash.
Twitter icon InSession 10:01 am ET October 4, 2012 RETWEET
.
Contact us
Categories