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CBS Wins Emmy for Graves' Trial
10/3/2012
Nicole Casarez and Anthony GravesCBS’ “48 Hours” won an Emmy Award its documentary about how Anthony Graves, a wrongly-accused prisoner on death row, won his freedom thanks to the work of Nicole Casarez and her University of St. Thomas students. The award was given on Oct. 1 for the segment “Grave Injustice,” which won a News and Documentary Emmy for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine.   

Nicole Casarez, attorney and communication professor, and a group of former UST journalism students worked diligently to prove Graves’ innocence from 2002-2006. Casarez continued to work pro bono for Graves with co-council Katherine Scardino and Jimmy Phillips, Jr. The team succeeded, and Graves was set free on Oct. 27, 2006 after Burleson County prosecutors said there was no evidence to inculpate him. Visit the UST website to read more about Graves trial and experience.

Winners of the 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were presented at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located in the Time Warner Center in New York City. 

The event was attended by more than 900 television and news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists. Emmy® Awards were presented in 42 categories, including Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, Outstanding Interview, and Best Documentary, among others. Click here for a full list of winners and detailed information about the “48 Hours” winning producers.
 

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