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Tag Archives: Brendan Dassey

Evers rejects Dassey’s pardon bid (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Friday he will not consider a pardon request from a man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer."

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Steven Avery files promised appeal

The attorney representing Steven Avery, whose criminal case was featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer," is seeking a new trial or evidentiary hearing.

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Dassey seeks pardon, commutation

A man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager and whose story was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer" is asking Wisconsin's governor for a pardon or commutation of his life sentence, attorneys said on Wednesday.

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Dassey moved to Oshkosh prison

Brendan Dassey, who was convicted along with his uncle in a Wisconsin slaying that was featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer," has been moved to a less secure prison.

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7th Circuit: Dassey’s confession stands

A federal appeals court in Chicago narrowly overturned a ruling Friday that could have freed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series from prison, though one dissenting judge called the case "a profound miscarriage of justice."

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State wants Dassey to stay in jail

Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction.

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Lawyers want Dassey released

Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced.

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Judges affirm Dassey confession was coerced

The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.

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