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Tag Archives: Steven Avery

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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Avery denied new trial, again

A Wisconsin man convicted of first-degree intentional homicide in a case featured on the Netflix series "Making A Murderer" has once again been denied a new trial.

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Avery denied new trial

A Wisconsin man convicted in the killing of a woman that was the focus of the hit Netflix series "Making a Murderer" has been denied a request for a new trial.

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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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CRITIC’S CORNER: Weird science in Wisconsin courts

Steven Avery was convicted of murder in 2007. At his trial, the state called numerous scientific experts to help seal his fate. Then, a few years later, Wisconsin adopted the stricter Daubert standard for the admissibility of expert testimony. Had this supposedly tougher standard been in effect earlier, how would it have affected Avery’s trial?

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