‘Making A Murderer’ Update: Supreme Court Denies Dassey’s Appeal

More bad news for Brendan Dassey.

By Admin on June 25, 2018
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More bad news for Brendan Dassey, made famous on the Netflix series ‘Making A Murderer.’

Yahoo reports, “Dassey is serving a life sentence after being convicted along with his uncle, Steven Avery, in separate jury trials for the 2005 rape and murder of photographer Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, WI. The nation’s highest court gave no reason for the denial. Dassey’s attorneys claims that his confession to police was coerced.

The denial means that the Supreme Court will not review the decision on Dassey’s case made by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in December. That court voted 4-3 that Dassey’s confession was voluntary.

In her dissent, Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner wrote, “His confession was not voluntary and his conviction should not stand, and yet an impaired teenager has been sentenced to life in prison. I view this as a profound miscarriage of justice.”

Stephen Avery is still appealing his case.

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