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Steven Avery

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.

Convicting a Murderer – A Season of Truth
Dec 18, 2018

Detective sues Netflix over ‘Making a Murderer’

A former detective is suing the filmmakers who produced the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" alleging the documentary defamed him.

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.

Convicting a Murderer Avery
Sep 7, 2018

Judge: Avery can’t add CD to evidence

A judge says a convict featured in the "Making a Murderer" Netflix series can't supplement his appellate record with a CD his attorneys say contains exculpatory evidence.

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 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.

Nov 29, 2017

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.

Nov 22, 2017

Meeting the challenge to Wisconsin’s criminal jury instruction 140

Kenosha County criminal defense attorney Michael Cicchini is on a quest to revise what he considers Wisconsin’s deeply flawed jury instruction concerning the presumption of innocence and the burden of proof.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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