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Brendan Dassey’s Mother Asks For Legislation To Protect Minors During Interrogations

Brendan Dassey’s mother, Barbara Tydych, has launched a new Change.org petition asking the state of Wisconsin to pass legislation designed to protect juveniles during interrogations. In her petition, titled: “Please Pass Juvenile Interrogation Protection...

A Recap of A Conversation on Justice In Chicago

By Jax West I saw Dean Strang and Jerry Buting’s Milwaukee Converstation back in March and recapped that event here: http://freebrendan.org/index.php/2016/03/19/a-recap-of-a-conversation-on-making-a-murderer-with-attorneys-dean-strang-jerry-buting/ When I found out that they would be coming even closer to me and would be...

Brendan Dassey is Lost in Steven Avery’s Shadow

By Jax West Most people think of Steven Avery when they think about the Netflix hit documentary, ‘Making a Murderer’ (MaM), that began airing in December 2015. If you’re reading this article, then you are...

Injustice Anywhere Discusses The Brendan Dassey Case In Latest Podcast

By Bruce Fischer This past week, Injustice Anywhere recorded a podcast discussing the Brendan Dassey case. I was pleased to have had the opportunity to discuss the case with Jax West and Jim Lovering. Jax...

Ken Kratz on Dr. Drew’s Podcast Recap

By Jax West So I read that Ken Kratz was on Dr. Drew’s Podcast talking about ‘Making a Murderer’ and since I am not able to review his wonderful speaking event he was scheduled to...

My Making a Murderer Story

By Jax West I watched ‘Making a Murderer’ on Netflix back in December and I have been obsessed ever since. I was immediately convinced of both Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey’s innocence. But please don’t...

A Recap of Brendan Dassey: A True Story of a False Confession

By Jax West This event was on April 6, 2016, at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago.  Brendan Dassey’s lawyers Steven Drizin (Clinical Professor of Law and the Assistant Dean of the Bluhm...

Brendan Dassey, Chris Tapp, and the Agentic State

By Jim Lovering April 6, 2016 In 1961, a Yale scientist carried out an experiment that quickly achieved notoriety verging on infamy. No one suffered direct harm, but test subjects learned something about themselves they might...

A Recap of “A Conversation on ‘Making a Murderer’” with Attorneys Dean Strang &...

Written by Jax West If you’re reading this, then you have most likely become obsessed with the Netflix 10-episode documentary, ‘Making a Murderer’, just like me. I came across it on accident in December of...

Dean Strang discusses Making a Murderer at Westside Bar Association Event

Dean Strang discusses Making a Murderer, sponsored in part by the National Center for Audio and Video Forensics. Thank you to Lou Shapiro and the Westside Bar Association for organizing this event and for...

New ‘Making a Murderer’ Evidence Suggests Rush to Charge Steven Avery

Netflix's Making a Murderer explored the possibility that the documentary series' subject, Steven Avery, may have been framed for the murder of Teresa Halbach. As Uproxx reports, new evidence seems to support that theory. Halbach's death...

A Closer Look at Brendan Dassey’s Interrogation & Confession

Expert panelists Neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon, retired FBI S.S.A. Jim Clemente and former prosecutor Francey Hakes debate the tactics used during Brendan Dassey’s interrogation and the legality behind its retrieval in this Crime Time...

Action Agenda For “Making a Murderer” Watchers

Steve Drizin and Laura Nirider, attorneys for Northwestern’s Center of Wrongful Convictions of Youth, and attorney Robert Dvorak are co-counsel for Brendan Dassey’s post-conviction litigation. Stece Drizen has written an Action Agenda for viewers...

The Key Reason Brendan Dassey’s Lawyer, Laura Nirider, Believes His Confession Was False

http://www.bustle.com/articles/143924-the-key-reason-brendan-dasseys-lawyer-laura-nirider-believes-his-confession-was-false At the University of St. Thomas School of Law on Monday, Brendan Dassey's lawyer explained why she believes his confession was fabricated. On April 25, 2007, Dassey was convicted of murder and sentenced to...

Laura Nirider Talks More About False Confessions

Laura Nirider of Northwestern University's Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth gives her views on how the interrogation process can sometimes lead young people to falsely confess. Presentation at Washington and Lee University's False...

Dassey juror believes he deserves new trial

MADISON (WKOW) -- A Madison man who served on the jury in the murder trial of Steven Avery's teenage nephew, Brendan Dassey tells 27 News Dassey deserves a new trial because his mental competence...

The Truth Will Help Brendan Dassey: A Conversation With ‘Making A Murderer’ Attorney Laura...

Among the many lessons that can be learned from Netflix’s Making a Murderer, one of the most important one: when accused of a serious crime, your fate is often tied to the quality of...

Why Brendan Dassey’s Conviction May Be More Disturbing Than Steven Avery’s

Yahoo News Claire Lampen January 4, 2016 The internet has a lot of feelings about the Steven Avery case, as laid out in Making a Murderer, and most of them are feelings of rage. For the...