Pro Bono Court TV

(Above: Dalia Dippolito. Source: CourtTV)

Court TV is streaming justice pro bono.

The channel, whose 24-hour live feed is available over-the-air and via streaming, has made a number of classic cases available to watch free on its Trials on Demand page at

Famous trials include:

California v. O.J. Simpson (1995) – Called “The Trial of the Century,” football legend, actor and Hertz spokesperson O. J. Simpson stands trial for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and aspiring restaurateur Ron Goldman.

OJ Simpson trial CourtTV
(Above source: Court TV)

Arizona v. Jodi Arias (2013) – Jodi Arias faces the death penalty for the murder of her lover, 30-year-old Travis Alexander. Arias says she killed Alexander in self-defense.

New Hampshire v. Pamela Smart (1991) – Pamela Smart, 23-years-old, is accused of orchestrating the shooting murder of her 24-year-old husband Gregory. After months of playing the bereaved widow for news cameras, it’s revealed that Pamela had conspired to murder Gregory with four of her students, including 15-year-old Billy Flynn with whom she was having an affair.

Texas v. Amber Guyger (2019) – Former Dallas police officer Amber Renee Guyger, 31, is accused of murdering 26-year-old Botham Jean after entering the wrong apartment. She claims she thought unarmed Jean was an intruder in her apartment when she fatally shot him. Was it a tragic accident or intentional shooting?

Florida v. Aileen Wuornos (1992) – Sex worker and serial killer Aileen Wuornos stands trial for the murder of 52-year-old Richard Mallory. At the time of her trial, she had confessed to murdering seven men who had picked her up while hitchhiking – all in self-defense. Her story was the basis for the film Monster. Charlize Theron, who played Wuornos, won a Best Actor Oscar for her performance. (You can stream Monster free on Vudu, Crackle, Tubi and IMDb.)

Aileen Wuornos, Court TV
(Above: Aileen Wuornos. Source: Court TV)

Florida v. Dalia Dippolito (2011) – Dalia Dippolito is charged with plotting to murder her former husband after he and the police nab her in an elaborate sting operation.

Cosby v. Corkery (1994) – Richard Corkery, a New York Daily News photographer, claims Bill Cosby assaulted him without provocation at a Metropolitan Museum of Art reception.

For a list of over-the-air stations and streaming options, visit

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