The Verdict

Legal expert and broadcaster Paula Todd returns to CTV Newsnet with another season of hard-hitting criminal and justice news. All new episodes of The Verdict with Paula Todd begin on October 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Newsnet. The program will continue to air every Sunday to Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

The first episode will deliver an inside look at bullying and the dramatic increase in youth violence. Paul Todd will talk with Kathie-Lee Bennet -a Nova Scotia teenager who was savagely beaten and tortured last month as well as a mother whose son recently committed suicide after being bullied.

Throughout this season, Paula Todd will continue to draw on her own experience and expertise to give Canadians an in-depth look at the major legal affairs stories making headlines in Canada and throughout the world. The new season will feature exclusive interviews with prominent newsmakers, lawyers, legal experts, criminals and victims. Some of the topics to be covered this season include the upcoming verdict in the Pickton trial, the ongoing legal battles surrounding Conrad Black’s appeal and the latest on celebrity run-ins with the law.

The Verdict with Paula Todd is Canada’s first and only daily news series dedicated to crime, justice and legal affairs. It originally launched at the start of the Conrad Black trial and has since become the must-see program for Canadians who follow the drama and excitement that surrounds criminal justice and legal news.