September 6, 2020

“The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes..." - Shakespeare

Located on the second floor of the south wing of the State Capitol, the se...

April 10, 2020

Covid-19 is emerging in the carceral institutions of Wisconsin, insinuating itself into the sterile compressed world that is home to nearly 24,000 offenders – and the wrongfully convicted Brendan Dassey. Arriving as SARS-CoV-2 viral droplets on the breath of employees,...

March 5, 2020

we look at that and we say, well you know, Brendan gave us, honestly gave us this information, this information and that information, maybe I’ll call them dots or whatever and some of the dots when we look at it say well, I think we need some matching up here, just a...

December 26, 2019

Governor Tony Evers

115 East

State Capitol

Madison, WI 53702

Dear Governor Evers,

On December 20, 2019, the Wisconsin Pardon Advisory Board denied Brendan Dassey’s clemency petition, divesting Mr. Dassey of Wisconsin’s gilded tradition of clemency. We are a unified collecti...

November 14, 2019

Gov. Tony Evers issued another round of pardons over the weekend. Missing among the list of those pardoned — Brendan Dassey

Dassey, a subject of the Netflix series “Making a Murderer,” confessed that he and his uncle, Steven Avery, raped and murdered the photographer Te...

November 9, 2019

Transcription of interview. Lake Effect's Joy Powers speaking with Seth Waxman, former Solicitor General for the U.S. and a member of Brendan Dassey's legal team -  WUWM Milwaukee's NPR - Milwaukee Public Media is a service of UW-Milwaukee's College of Letters & Scienc...

October 13, 2019

"It's such an injustice" says Dr. Richard Leo a Professor of Law and Psychology at the University of San Francisco. "I know it is easy for us to forget the horrors of his prison life, it’s got to be awful specially for someone like Brendan."

Dr. Richard Leo is a world l...

August 18, 2019

This is a transposition of the official report filed by Special Agent Fassbender and Lewis dated February 27th 2006.

On Monday, February 27th, 2006, at approximately 10.50 pm S/A Thomas J. Fassbender and S/A Steven P. Lewis went to Fox Hills Resort in Mishicot where the...

June 8, 2019

December 2006 saw Wisconsin in the glacial grips of a wintery blizzard with high snowfalls blanketing a state preparing for the upcoming trials of the two protagonists in the Teresa Halbach case. Nine months had lapsed since situational forces collided with the behavio...

May 27, 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019 - 19 minutes

Laura Nirider gives an update on Brendan Dassey who is still behind bars for the murder of Teresa Halbach. She chats to Trina Mara about the "Inside Making a Murderer" Irish tour

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