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Brendan Dassey

Mar 3, 2022

Strang, Buting want clemency for Dassey

Dean Strang and Jerry Buting have sent a letter to Gov. Tony Evers urging him to exercise his constitutional power to free Brendan Dassey by commuting his sentence.

Convicting a Murderer Avery
Nov 18, 2021

Court hands ‘Making a Murderer’ subject Avery latest defeat

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has rejected a request by Steven Avery to review his conviction for killing a young photographer in 2005, a case that became the focus of a popular Netflix series "Making a Murderer."

Jul 29, 2020

Court upholds ruling against former Dassey attorney

A Wisconsin appeals court on Wednesday upheld a ruling that the former attorney for a man whose story was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer" violated a harassment restraining order against him.

Dec 20, 2019

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."

Nov 13, 2019

Dassey isn’t on Gov. Evers’ latest list of pardons. Here’s why Barry Scheck says he should be

Gov. Tony Evers issued another round of pardons over the weekend. Missing among the list of those pardoned — Brendan Dassey.

Oct 30, 2019

Attorneys work to give Dassey hope of life outside prison

Brendan Dassey’s legal team is advocating for what they are calling Dassey’s best chance at a life outside prison.

Oct 24, 2019

250 sign letter supporting Dassey’s petition for clemency

Nearly 250 people sent an open letter to Gov. Tony Evers in support of Brendan Dassey's petition for executive clemency.

Convicting a Murderer Avery
Oct 15, 2019

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.

Oct 2, 2019

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.

Jul 9, 2019

Justices bar judge from bench for 3 years for harassment

The state Supreme Court has barred a former Fox Crossing municipal judge from serving on the bench for three years after his clerk accused him of harassment.

Apr 5, 2019

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.

Oct 23, 2018

After making a hit, ‘Making a Murderer’ returns with more

The "Making a Murderer" filmmakers were in many ways in a race against the clock to make part two of their series, now streaming on Netflix.

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