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

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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...

March 24, 2019

Picture: Kobe Lane

Melbourne welcomes Steven Drizin, Laura Nirider and David Rudolph

“So tomorrow if you have time write to Brendan…it means everything to him” these words from Laura Nirider were met with a collective sigh from an audience that had fastidiously listened...

January 8, 2019

In 2012, the US Supreme Court in Miller v. Alabama 567 U.S 460 held that mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole are unconstitutional for juvenile offenders. While this decision assisted in reshaping juvenile justice, and offered retroactive relief (...