Making a Case for 'Murder, She Wrote' RENE KIRBY, Rene Kirby holds a master of fine arts degree in professional writing from USC, where she is an academic administrator and serves on the editorial board of the Southern California Earthquake Center Newsletter. A past editor of the USC School of Cinema-Television alumni publication, Cinema Circulus, she also is a free-lance editor and writer. and
Image of Criminals Is Distorted on TV EARL OFARI HUTCHINSON, Earl Ofari Hutchinson is the author of "The Assassination of the Black Male Image" and the forthcoming "Beyond O.J.: Race, Sex and Class Lessons for America."
Crime Labs, Juries and the Future JIM BLAIR, RICHARD SAFERSTEIN is the author of "Criminalistics--An Introduction to Forensic Science" published by Prentice-Hall. He is a chemist, nationally known forensic consultant, and from 1970 to 1991 served as Chief Forensic Scientist for the state of New Jersey and technical director of the New Jersey State Police Laboratory. He discusses crime labs with free-lance writer Jim Blair