A federal appeals court on Friday ruled 4-3 that Brendan Dassey's conviction in what became known as the "Making A Murderer" case, shouldn't be thrown out after all.
In a case featured in Netflix’s documentary series “Making a Murderer,” a federal court ruled Friday that Brendan Dassey’s confession in the 2005 Wisconsin murder of Teresa Halbach was not coerced and denied him a new trial.
In a 4-3 decision, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled that the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, 28, in the slaying of Teresa Halbach should stand, court documents showed. Writing for the majority, Judge David...
An appeals court did not uphold a previous order that Dassey be released from prison while the state appeals a judge's decision to overturn his conviction for murder and sexual assault.
A federal appeals court upheld Brendan Dassey’s murder conviction Friday, requiring him to serve the rest of his life in prison.