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'Making A Murderer' Defendant Brendan Dassey Is Not Being Released From Prison—REPORT

On Friday, Dec. 8, a federal appeals court overturned a ruling that would have freed Making a Murderer defendant Brendan Dassey from prison. The judges have decided that Dassey's confession was not coerced, and he will remain in prison. According to …
By Sabienna Bowman

'Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey Has A Long Road Ahead Of Him

On Thursday, the Associated Press reported that a federal appeals court in Chicago upheld an earlier ruling to overturn the murder conviction of Making A Murderer subject Brendan Dassey. The decision is a win for the team behind the Netflix docuserie…
By Dana Getz

Brendan Dassey May Be Getting Out Of Prison

In 2015, Making a Murderer helped transform modern true-crime television, retreading the fraught and winding story of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were both sentenced to life in prison for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. Now, r…
By Dana Getz

Ken Kratz On What He Thinks The Show Got Wrong

If you're one of the millions of people who got sucked into the engrossing Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer a couple of years ago ― it debuted back in November of 2015 ― there's a good chance you're eagerly anticipating the follow-up seri…
By Chris Tognotti

More 'Making A Murderer' Is Coming In 2017

It's been just over a year since Making A Murderer first lit the internet ablaze, and fans have been begging for a second season for roughly the same amount of time. Netflix announced new episodes were on the way back in July, but details have been f…
By Dana Getz

The TV True Crime Phenomenon Is Far From Over

Though the true crime phenomenon didn't start with the explosion of Making a Murderer in late 2015 through early 2016, considering what followed the Netflix docuseries' premiere, it certainly feels that way. True crime actually has a long history tha…
By Martha Sorren

Steven Avery Has A Holiday Message For Supporters

Last year at Christmas time, the country was in the throes of a Making a Murderer frenzy. The docuseries debuted on Netflix on Dec. 18, 2015, and told the story of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey, and how they were tried and convicted for …
By Joseph D. Lyons

Prosecutors Confirm This 'MaM' Star's Confession

It's been a year since Making A Murderer premiered on Netflix and forced people to ask the question, "Who really killed Theresa Halbach?" and there's been a new development in the case. Or, rather, there's been new confirmation of an old development …
By Shannon Carlin

Netflix's 'Captive' Might Not Be One-And-Done

Netflix seems to always know exactly what kinds of shows fans want to see. Whether they're about superheroes (Luke Cage), '80s nostalgia (Stranger Things), British royalty (The Crown), or resurrected favorites (Gilmore Girls), every single new origin…
By Jefferson Grubbs

Brendan Dassey Still Hasn't Been Released

If you watched the hit Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer that came out late last year, then the names Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey probably need no introduction. Avery and Dassey were both convicted for the murder of photographer Teresa…
By Chris Tognotti

What's Next For Brendan Dassey?

Making a Murderer fans have been avidly following the cases of Brendan Dassey and Steven Avery since the documentary series was released on Netflix in Dec. 2015. Dassey, Avery's nephew, was only a teenager when convicted of the murder of Teresa Halba…
By Amy Mackelden

Brendan Dassey's Lawyers Say "The Fight Goes On"

Since Netflix released Making a Murderer in Dec. 2015, the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach has become worldwide news. Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, were found guilty of Halbach's murder in 2007, despite the evidence against them being br…
By Amy Mackelden

Brendan Dassey Will Be Staying In Jail For Now

Fans of Making a Murderer have been on a roller coaster of emotions over the past few weeks. The state of Wisconsin, where Brendan Dassey has been imprisoned since his arrest in 2006 for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, had wanted to keep Steven Av…
By Alexis Rhiannon

Brenday Dassey’s Release Date Is Soon

Here is even more major news for Making a Murderer fans. According to a Wednesday report from TMZ, Brendan Dassey's prison release date has been ordered by a judge and is really soon. So soon in fact that TMZ reports Dassey will be released from pris…
By Allyson Koerner

Jerry Buting Comments On Brendan Dassey's Release

On Monday, it was announced that a Milwaukee-based federal judge ordered the supervised release of Brendan Dassey pending a potential retrial and the prosecutors' appeal. In 2007, Dassey, alongside his uncle Steven Avery, was convicted for the murder…
By Allyson Koerner

When Will Brendan Dassey Be Released From Prison?

On Monday, a Milwaukee-based judge ordered the supervised release of Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey from prison pending a possible retrial for his 2007 convinction in the murder of Teresa Halbech, which was overturned in August. That said, when w…
By Allyson Koerner

Brendan Dassey To Be Released From Prison

Here is some major news for Making a Murderer fans. On Monday, The Wrap reportedly obtained documents that state a Milwaukee-based federal judge ordered the supervised release of Brendan Dassey from prison pending a potential retrial and the prosecut…
By Allyson Koerner

'Making A Murderer's Steven Avery Is Engaged

For Making A Murderer subject Steven Avery, love has bloomed in the most unlikely of places. According to The Daily Mail, The former Manitowoc County resident, who is currently imprisoned for the murder of Teresa Halbach, is engaged to legal secretar…
By Mallory Carra

Steven Avery Might Get A New Hearing

There is some potential good news for fans of Netflix's Making a Murderer fans who felt the titular subject had been slighted. On Wednesday, the Wisconsin assistant attorney general, Thomas Fallon, requested that a hearing be scheduled for Steven Ave…
By Kelly Tunney

Strang Explains Why WI Wants Dassey Behind Bars

If you've watched the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, then you probably only need to hear the name "Brendan Dassey" to be pulled right back into the case. Dassey was just 17 years old when he was sentenced to prison for being party to t…
By Chris Tognotti