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Teresa Halbach

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dec 27, 2015

Former prosecutor says Avery documentary unfair

The prosecutor who put Steven Avery in prison for killing a young photographer says a Netflix documentary chronicling the case is slanted toward the defense.

Jun 16, 2015

Civil lawsuit filed by homicide victim’s family dismissed

A judge in Sheboygan County has dismissed a wrong death lawsuit involving one of Wisconsin's most notorious homicides nine years after it was filed.

Nov 25, 2014

Dassey takes appeal to federal court

The man convicted of helping his uncle kill Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County is taking his legal challenge to federal court.

Nov 23, 2013

Halbach family drops lawsuit against Steven Avery

The family of a woman killed in one of Wisconsin's most notorious homicides wants to drop their wrongful death lawsuit.

Nov 6, 2013

Judge assigned in Steven Avery civil case

The civil case for one of the state's most notorious homicides is moving forward.


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