Private criminal complaint led to order reversal in deadly Amtrak case

     Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train derailment, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Amtrak train, headed to New York City, derailed and crashed in Philadelphia killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)

    Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train derailment, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Amtrak train, headed to New York City, derailed and crashed in Philadelphia killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)

    To make sense of the twists and turns, Temple University Law professor Jules Epstein joins NewsWorks Tonight host, Dave Heller.

    Two days after the Philadelphia district attorney’s office concluded there was insufficient evidence to bring charges against the engineer involved in the May 2015 derailment of Amtrak Train 188 in Philadelphia, a city municipal court judge Thursday ordered prosecutors to instead bring charges against Brandon Bostian in the crash that killed eight and injured hundreds of other. 

    To make sense of the twists and turns, Temple University law professor Jules Epstein joins NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller.

    Listen to their conversation below.

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