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  • Under the Hood: Brendan Dassey, Language Impairments, and Judicial Ignorance

    The 2015 Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer” was a world-wide sensation.1 The ten-part series told the story of Steven Avery of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted of the gruesome 2006 homicide of Teresa Halbach.