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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin. The two are heavily featured in the second season of “Making a Murderer” as the lawyers for Brendan Dassey.

Pritzker lawyers featured in second season of “Making a Murderer” talk Brendan Dassey appeals

October 31, 2018

A&E Laura Nirider (School of Law ‘08) was a third-year law student intending to pursue a career in commercial litigation before she enrolled in Steven Drizin’s class on wrongful convictions in...

Pritzker School of Law. Attorneys from Netflix docuseries spoke about their participation to Pritzker students on Monday.

Attorneys from ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘The Staircase’ discuss participation in docuseries

September 15, 2018

Award-winning documentary series have captured the attention of Netflix binge-watchers across the globe, but they would be nothing without the legal team behind the infamous cases. On Monday, defense...

Pritzker School of Law. Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin from the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case of their client, Brendan Dassey.

Pritzker lawyers petition for Supreme Court to hear ‘Making a Murderer’ case

February 22, 2018

Lawyers from the Pritzker School of Law and the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth petitioned Tuesday for the United States Supreme Court to hear the case of their client, Brendan Dassey, according...

Pritzker School of Law. Pritzker Prof. Steven Drizin, one of the attorneys on the case featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer,” spoke in a Tuesday Facebook Live conversation on wrongful convictions.

Pritzker professor discusses wrongful convictions, ‘Making a Murderer’ case

February 13, 2018

Pritzker Prof. Steven Drizin said that early in his career, he was asked to represent an 11-year-old boy who confessed to killing his 83-year-old neighbor. It was the moment that the boy told him, “I...

Brendan Dassey case shines spotlight on Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth

January 14, 2016

Nine years ago, 16-year-old Brendan Dassey was convicted for his involvement in the murder of Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. His lawyers at Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions...

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