Suburban Chicago attorney Kathleen Zellner has vowed to use advances in scientific technology to prove that Steven Avery was wrongfully convicted of the Oct. 31, 2005 slaying of photographer Teresa Halbach. USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin She said she’ll file a petition to have his conviction overturned. (Photo: Gary Klein/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) Kathleen Zellner has gotten […]
Meet the people who have fought on behalf of Steven Avery. Wochit/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin (Photo: USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) Meet the key family members and the legal advocates who have been at Steven Avery’s side throughout all or parts of his 32-year struggle against Wisconsin’s justice system. Learn about attorneys Dean Strang, Jerry Buting, Walt Kelly […]
Update on Dassey case: As we wait and watch for a ruling, we would like to thank all of you for your continued support and solidarity. In response to those who have asked how best to help Brendan, we urge you to keep writing him letters and notes at the Columbia Correctional Institution in […]
Tension is building for “Making a Murderer” fans who are following the saga of convicted murderer Steven Avery, and April might be one of the most memorable months in the history of the case. To recap: Sheboygan County Judge Angela Sutkiewicz entered an order on Nov. 23, 2016, allowing for independent scientific testing on nine items […]
Speaking on the Wrongful Conviction Podcast, Baldwin discusses the impact of interrogation on Misskelley who, like Brendan Dassey was a vulnerable minor with a low IQ. Using the largely discredited Reid Technique, the same method Law Enforcement used against Dassey, the West Memphis cops extracted a “coerced compliant confession” from the youngster, convincing him to implicate Echols and Baldwin in the murder of three young boys, leading to one of the most infamous miscarriages of justice in living memory.