Court TV legal correspondent Chanley Painter served as a deputy prosecutor in Arkansas and was also in private practice before working in television, most recently as a legal analyst for NBC in Little Rock, Arkansas. She studied law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, earning a place on the Law Review Editorial Board.
COURT TV IS YOUR FRONT ROW SEAT TO JUSTICE. Coverage continues in West Virginia v. Vandergriff. Mr. Vandergriff is facing life in prison after he allegedly struck and killed a 38-year-old father trying to protect children on a school bus. Now available in Court TV’s Trials On Demand: Ohio v. Yazeed Essa. Dr. Essa was on trial for allegedly poisoning his wife, Rosemarie, with cyanide, resulting in her death. Essa fled the country when he became a suspect, ensuing an international manhunt.