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...

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...

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 19, 2019

"I’m very happy to finally go home, I’m extremely grateful to the people who made that possible…”

On the 28 May 2015, Arizona native Jason Strong’s wrongful conviction was vacated after 15 years of wrongful incarceration.

Jane Doe and the Green Belt Forest Preserve

Decemb...

May 5, 2019

“They’re still kids, they’re still kids and we have to remember that and were kids when found guilty… on a broader scale I am one that believes in redemption” – Governor Evers.

In 2006, Brendan Dassey was a kid. He could not have spelt redemption. But he would have gues...

April 20, 2019

Assembling a formidable Amici Curiae in support of Brendan Dassey, the Juvenile Law Center partnered with Wicklander-Zulawski and Law Professor Brandon Garrett in filing an unprecedented “friend of the court” brief ahead of the February 2017 oral argument in the 7th C...

April 14, 2019

The boundary of winter fast approached Mishicot, Wisconsin on February 27th 2006.  Six inches of snow clutched the earth as the temperature reached a frigid 12°f. Zealous law enforcement officials apprenticed by Calumet County DA Ken Kratz were to embark on a series of...

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