Dassey isn’t on Gov. Evers’ latest list of pardons. Here’s why Barry Scheck says he should be.

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 Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County in 2005. Dassey was then 16 years old. He and Avery were convicted in 2007 and have been serving life sentences since. Dassey’s lawyers filed a petition for clemency in early October, asking Evers to pardon him or commutate his life sentence. Nearly 250 people signed an open letter supporting his petition, many of whom are retired U.S. government officials, legal experts and exonerees. Barry Sc

Brendan Dassey's Lawyers Seek Clemency: Seth Waxman in Conversation

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 & Science. JP: "Thanks for tuning into today I’m Joy Powers, in 2015 the documentary series Making a Murderer reached millions of viewers around the world. The series tells the story of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey both convicted of murdering Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County. Dassey was just a teenager when he was sentenced to life in prison and the series raises a lot of questions about Dassey’s conviction which largel

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