Media Coverage

Media Coverage

“Brendan won!” Appeals court affirms decision by judge to overturn Dassey’s conviction

CHICAGO — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, June 22nd affirmed a decision by a judge to overturn Brendan Dassey’s conviction, according...

What Steven Avery’s former neighbor witnessed

https://algomaphotoandstory.wordpress.com/2016/04/28/what-steven-averys-neighbour-witnessed/Steven Avery’s former neighbor said he saw things around the time of Teresa Halbach’s murder that raise a lot of questions – and no...

Making Many Murderers: How America Ignores Criminal Justice

http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/making-many-murderers-how-america-ignores-criminal-justice-news-dean-strang-jerry-buting-steven-avery-netflix/Content?oid=4741872 Making A Murderer should terrify you. The story of Steven Avery — sent to prison for 18 years for a rape he didn't commit, following...

The inside story of the 10-year struggle to get Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ on...

http://www.businessinsider.com/behind-the-scenes-of-netflixs-making-a-murderer-2016-6 In 2005, when Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos began the documentary project that would eventually become Netflix’s “Making a Murderer,” they thought they were making...

DOC emails show concern for Avery & Dassey’s safety

http://www.nbc26.com/news/doc-emails-show-concern-for-avery-dasseys-safety NBC26 has obtained nearly 2,000 pages of emails from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections that show there were concerns for Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey's safety...

Steven Avery, Dassey families mark Mom’s Day

Doug Schneider, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin The family of convicted killer Brendan Dassey celebrated by sharing photos on social media showing Dassey with his mom, Barbara...

“Making a Murderer” is bringing attention to wrongful convictions and creating wave of new...

Historically, the wrongfully convicted have been largely ignored in the United States, but over the past decade the landscape has been slowly shifting. New...

The creators of Making a Murderer on the making of a television phenomenon

The term “trial by TV” refers to the allegation that broadcasting sometimes decides the guilt of a person ahead or instead of the legal...

Banff Names Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ 2016 Program of the Year (Exclusive)

Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, the filmmakers behind the buzzed-about docuseries, will give a master class in the Canadian Rockies. Netflix's landmark docuseries Making a...

Are We Making Murderers? False Confessions and Coercive Interrogation

Illinois Bar Journal By Ed Finkel It's no secret that criminal suspects in Illinois and elsewhere confess to crimes they didn't commit, often after aggressive police interrogation. But...