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.Read More »
A University of Wisconsin Law School professor and Steven Avery’s former lawyers have begun a non-profit foundation dedicated to reforming how forensic science is used in the criminal-justice system.Read More »
A federal appeals court will consider arguments Tuesday over whether detectives tricked a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series into confessing and whether he should go free in a case that puts police practices in the spotlight.Read More »
If nothing else, the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” has put a spotlight on an unsettling practice that Julius Kim and other defense lawyers see all the time: The admission into evidence of statements gathered in coercive interrogations.
Tagged with: Brendan Dassey defense attorneys Eric Johnson Gimbel Reilly Guerin & Brown interrogation techniques Julius Kim Making a Murderer Prosecutors Randy Kraft Ray Dall'Osto Steven Avery Wisconsin State Public DefenderRead More »