9 episodes

Manuel Gomez is a detective straight out of a detective novel. He carries a pen that’s really a knife, wears a watch that’s really a camera, adores Sherlock Holmes and Miami Vice. But the cases Gomez takes on are all too real: cases of young men in New York City who say they’ve been arrested for crimes they didn’t commit. In the first season of Conviction, reporter Saki Knafo follows Gomez as he tackles the biggest case of his career—and along the way, Saki explores big questions about criminal justice in America. This story is the first in Gimlet Media’s Conviction series, which will feature a new piece of investigative reporting each season.

This show includes strong language and descriptions of violence, and may not be appropriate for sensitive listeners.

Conviction Gimlet Media

    • 4.8, 2.5K Ratings

Manuel Gomez is a detective straight out of a detective novel. He carries a pen that’s really a knife, wears a watch that’s really a camera, adores Sherlock Holmes and Miami Vice. But the cases Gomez takes on are all too real: cases of young men in New York City who say they’ve been arrested for crimes they didn’t commit. In the first season of Conviction, reporter Saki Knafo follows Gomez as he tackles the biggest case of his career—and along the way, Saki explores big questions about criminal justice in America. This story is the first in Gimlet Media’s Conviction series, which will feature a new piece of investigative reporting each season.

This show includes strong language and descriptions of violence, and may not be appropriate for sensitive listeners.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.5K Ratings

2.5K Ratings

hadramb ,

Great podcast

Really interesting listen if you’re interested in wrongful convictions or police corruption

Christydo ,

Well done

I’m binging away. I don’t know how I found this podcast, but I’m glad I did. Holds my attention and I love the NY accents.

H101010L ,

Slick, smart and nuanced

This is a really engaging and slickly produced podcast. It presents all sides of the story without forcing the listener to agree with what it says. It’s a nuanced portrayal of a complicated individual. I highly recommend it for people who enjoy investigative journalism and true crime, even tho this podcast is more than that.

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