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Making a Murderer

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.

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.

Convicting A Murderer
Oct 19, 2018

Steven Avery lawyers help start non-profit to reform use of forensic science

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.

Convicting a Murderer – A Season of Truth
Sep 25, 2018

‘Making a Murderer’ sequel to premiere Oct. 19

A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix.

Jun 25, 2018

US Supreme Court declines to hear Dassey case

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer."

Jun 20, 2018

Dassey asks high court to take his case (UPDATE)

A teenager whose case was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" wants the Supreme Court to hear his case.

Jun 13, 2018

Supreme Court reschedules ‘Making a Murderer’ conference

The U.S. Supreme Court has rescheduled a conference where it was to consider whether it should review the conviction of an inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary series.

May 10, 2018

State: High court shouldn’t review ‘Making a Murderer’ case

Wisconsin Department of Justice attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a request to review the conviction of an inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary series.

Sep 27, 2017

Judges appear split in ‘Making a Murderer’ appeal (UPDATE)

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.

Aug 4, 2017

Full federal court agrees to hear appeal in Dassey case

The full federal 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will review a ruling overturning the conviction of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary.

Jun 28, 2017

Appeals court: No immediate release for Dassey

A Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix series "Making a Murderer" lost another bid Wednesday to get out of prison while state attorneys fight a ruling overturning his conviction.

Jun 26, 2017

CRITIC’S CORNER: ‘Mistakes were made’: A reply to Michael Griesbach

Wisconsin prosecutor Michael Griesbach recently wrote, “To be sure, mistakes were made in the Avery case.”


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