The Political Marginalisation of Brendan Dassey
“The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed: It...
Brendan Dassey Denied Supreme Court Review
It was a vague and apathetic silence that consigned Brendan Dassey’s fight for justice among the 99% of cert petitions denied by the...
Brendan Dassey Protecting Juveniles in Wisconsin
In 1995 the state of Wisconsin transferred responsibility for juvenile delinquents and offenders from the Department of Health and Social...
Brendan Dassey and the Pursuit of Mercy
here is no “Do not go gentle into that good night” representation for the indigent, not in Wisconsin anyway, not if your name is Brendan Das
Brendan Dassey Fighting Injustice and COVID-19
When society divests people of their agency to protect and care for themselves, the institutions manufactured to mete out punishment have...
COVID-19, Corrections and Clemency. A Case for Brendan Dassey
Covid-19 is emerging in the carceral institutions of Wisconsin, insinuating itself into the sterile compressed world that is home to...
How language was used as a weapon in the wrongful conviction of Brendan Dassey
“…we look at that and we say, well you know, Brendan gave us, honestly gave us this information, this information and that information,...
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...
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...
Inside the Interrogation Room with Brendan Dassey: A Masterclass with Dr. Richard Leo
"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...