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...

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...

February 8, 2019

Laura Nirider, Steven Drizin spoke at Memorial Union on coerced confessions, wrongful conviction of Dassey whose case made waves globally

The Wisconsin Union hosted a public conversation with Brendan Dassey’s lawyers Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin, whose case and post-...

January 1, 2019

Since 1989, there have been 60 exonerations in the state of Wisconsin with over 414 years embezzled from the wrongfully convicted. The wrongful incarceration of Brendan Dassey should have catalogued 2018’s tally at 61 and 427 respectively. However, the procedural jigsa...

December 21, 2018

The lawyer explains why she is touring in the UK, and why the discussion around false confessions must continue.

So, you've binge watched Making a Murderer season two. And if you're anything like us, you went back and watched it again just days later, caught up in fits...

December 20, 2018

Steven Drizin and Laura Nirider talk about false confessions and the legal proceedings covered in the second season of “Making a Murderer.”

When cases like Brendan Dassey’s are examined, many see a pressing need to rethink the definition of coercion and the law of volun...

December 9, 2018

Brendan Dassey was one of the subjects of the hit documentary series Making a Murderer. Now his real-life post-conviction lawyers have arrived in the UK to begin an ‘in conversation’ tour, starting with an event in Glasgow.

Laura Nirider and Steve Drizin – two of the le...

October 20, 2018

In late 2015, the docuseries Making a Murderer premiered on Netflix, quickly becoming a worldwide sensation. The series featured the case of Brendan Dassey, a client of the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth (CWCY), who was convicted alongside...

June 21, 2018

Professor Steven Drizin & Laura Nirider discuss the case before the Supreme Court; Dassey v Dittman with Rabia O'Choudary.

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