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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

 Northwestern’s Pritzker School of Law. Attorneys and Northwestern Profs. Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin have been representing Dassey since 2007, when Dassey was sentenced to life in prison for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach.

Pritzker Law professors petition for clemency for Brendan Dassey, featured in hit Netflix series “Making a Murderer.”

October 8, 2019

Two Pritzker School of Law professors are petitioning Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers to grant clemency their client Brendan Dassey, featured in the hit Netflix series “Making a Murderer.” Attorneys Laura...

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, who represent Brendan Dassey, petitioned for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court on Feb. 20.

School of Law lawyers in ‘Making a Murderer’ case seek Supreme Court action on juvenile false confessions

March 4, 2018

If the U.S. Supreme Court decides to hear the case of Pritzker lawyer Laura Nirider’s client, Brendan Dassey, it will be the first time the Court has heard a case of a false confession in nearly 40 years,...

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...

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