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Dassey attorneys ask court to deny state’s request for a rehearing

CHICAGO (WBAY) – Attorneys for Brendan Dassey have asked the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to deny the State of Wisconsin’s request asking the full court for a rehearing.

In the letter, Attorney Laura Nirider writes, “Appellee Brendan Dassey respectfully asks this Court to deny the Appellant’s petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc.”

Click here to view Nirider’s letter to the court.

In June, a three-judge panel ruled in a 2-1 decision that Dassey’s confession to helping his uncle Steven Avery rape and murder Teresa Halbach was coerced by investigators, violating his constitutional rights.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice petitioned the full court to rehear the case, also known as “en banc.” The DOJ argued that the panel’s majority opinion “conflicts” with the Supreme Court and other appeals court findings when it comes to juvenile interrogations.

Nirider argues that the “result reached by district court and appellate majority was

Read more at: http://www.wbay.com/content/news/Dassey-attorneys-ask-court-to-deny-states-request-for-a-rehearing-435450643.html

Appeals court denies request to immediately release ‘Making a Murderer’ inmate

In this May 4, 2006 file photo, Brendan Dassey, center, is lead out of the Manitowoc County Courthouse following a court hearing.

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Prosecutors: No merit to ‘Making a Murderer’ trial request

APPLETON, Wis. – Prosecutors say there’s no merit to a request for a new trial for a Wisconsin man who was the subject of the hit Netflix series “Making a Murderer.”

Steven Avery’s attorney filed a nearly 1,300-page court document Wednesday asking for a new trial, arguing Avery’s conviction was based on planted evidence and false testimony.


FILE - In this March 13, 2007 file photo, Steven Avery listens to testimony in the courtroom at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. A lawyer is asking for a new trial for Avery, a Wisconsin man convicted in a case profiled in the Making a Murderer Netflix series. Attorney Kathleen Zellner filed a document Wednesday, June 7, 2017, claiming Avery's conviction was based on planted evidence and false testimony. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool, File)

FILE – In this March 13, 2007 file photo, Steven Avery listens to

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Asheville Police request assistance from the public to locate missing person

Press release from Asheville Police Department: 

Asheville, NC (May 31, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to locate missing person Richard John Jilg, Jr. He was last seen on April 30 at 22 Cross Place.

Richard is 43 years of age, 6’3” tall and weighs approximately 190 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes and wears a long beard.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Richard Jilg, Jr. they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Buncombe County Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

Read more at: https://mountainx.com/blogwire/asheville-police-request-assistance-from-the-public-to-locate-missing-person/

Asheville Police request assistance from the public to locate missing …

Press release from Asheville Police Department: 

Asheville, NC (May 31, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to locate missing person Richard John Jilg, Jr. He was last seen on April 30 at 22 Cross Place.

Richard is 43 years of age, 6’3” tall and weighs approximately 190 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes and wears a long beard.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Richard Jilg, Jr. they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Buncombe County Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

Read more at: https://mountainx.com/blogwire/asheville-police-request-assistance-from-the-public-to-locate-missing-person/