Court TV anchor Yodit Tewolde is an accomplished trial attorney and staunch advocate for criminal justice reform. Yodit has provided legal expertise and analysis for multiple national news outlets including CNN, HLN, MSNBC, Fox News and Fox Business. She was also an associate judge for the City of Dallas, Texas and served as Assistant District Attorney in the Dallas County DA’s office for several years. Yodit founded her own law firm and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Southern University Law Center.
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.