Brendan Dassey was a teenager in 2005, when he was convicted along with his uncle, Steven Avery, in the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. Their story was made popular in the Netflix docu-series “Making a Murderer.”
Since then, Dassey’s conviction has been overturned by a federal magistrate, saying that the confession was coerced.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel filed a brief with a 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejecting the claim that Brendan Dassey’s conviction should stand.
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