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In the “Making a Murderer” Case, the Supreme Court Could Help Address the Problem of False Confessions – The New Yorker

Lawyers for Brendan Dassey, whose case is featured in Making a Murderer, have filed petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more.


Petition for Writ of Ceriorari

Respondent’s Brief in Opposition

Petitioner’s Reply Brief

Amicus Briefs in Support of Petitioner

Amicus Brief – American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, National Association of Social Workers, and American Academy of Psychiatry

 Amicus Brief – Current and Former Prosecutors

Amicus Brief –  Innocence Network

Amicus Brief – Juvenile Law Center, Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, Campaign for Youth Justice, Center for Law Brain and Behavior, Civitas Childlaw Center, National Juvenile Justice Network, Phillips Black Project, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, The W. Haywood Burns Institute for Justice Fairness & Equity, and Youth Law Center

Amicus Brief – Law Enforcement Instructors and Consultants

Amicus Brief – Professors of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Constitutional Law