Dec 10 2017
Brendan Dassey, now 28, is serving a lifetime prison sentence for the 2005 murder of a photographer in Wisconsin.
Friday afternoon the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals announced that in a four to three decision, Brendan Dassey's conviction for the murder of Teresa Halbach will be upheld.
By a 4-to-3 vote, the appellate court ruled that Dassey's confession was not coerced, according to the Chicago Tribune. In 2007, Dassey was sentenced to life in prison after telling authorities he and his uncle, Steven Avery, raped and killed photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005.
A federal court in Wisconsin past year found that Dassey, over the course of multiple interviews, had been tricked into confessing - both by police and an unsympathetic private investigator working for his defense attorney.
In June of this year, a three-judge panel with the 7th Circuit upheld Duffin's ruling. But, the state asked for a review from the full court - and that led to Friday's decision.
But Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner strongly disagreed.
'His confession was not voluntary and his conviction should not stand, and yet an impaired teenager has been sentenced to life in prison, ' she wrote in her dissent.
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"No reasonable state court, knowing what we now know about coercive interrogation techniques and viewing Dassey's interrogation in light of his age, intellectual deficits, and manipulability, could possibly have concluded that Dassey's confession was voluntarily given", she wrote.
'I view this as a profound miscarriage of justice'.
In her dissent, Chief Judge Diane P. Wood wrote: "Without this involuntary and highly unreliable confession, the case against Dassey was nearly nonexistent".
As a result, Dassey will continue to serve out his life sentence.
Dassey's lawyers, Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin, issued a statement saying they were disappointed by the reversal and planned to appeal to the US Supreme Court.
Zellner, in various court documents, has also implicated Bobby Dassey as the real culprit of Halbach's murder.
Dec 08 2017
Bluehole offers a look at PUBG's new desert map: Miramar
The area of Pecado is home to a casino, while El Pozo promises a luchador arena and a motorcycle death bowl among its landmarks. Both sides of the town have overlooks, socareful players should scout first, before charging into town.
Dec 07 2017
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Dec 05 2017
Saudi-Led Coalition Provides Air Support for Yemen's Saleh
Circumstances of his death remained unclear but some officials said rebels killed him as he tried to leave the capital Sanaa. Saleh's supporters managed on Saturday to seize control of several embassies and government buildings from the Houthis.
Dec 03 2017
Disappearance of NC 3-year-old shifted to homicide case, officials say
Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Shelley Lynch confirmed Kimrey lived with Mariah and her mother. They were sent straight to the FBI's base in Quantico, Virginia, for testing on Wednesday afternoon.
Dec 03 2017
Senate Republicans are confident they have the votes to pass tax bill
ET on Saturday, moving the USA one step closer to the biggest overhaul of the federal tax code in more than 30 years. The party views passage as crucial to retaining its House and Senate majorities in next year's elections.
Dec 03 2017
BJP on way to big victory in UP civic polls
Congress had a drubbing as it lost its bastion Amethi, the Lok Sabha constituency of its vice president Rahul Gandhi. BJP sources said a major highlight of the current round election was complete polarisation of votes.
Dec 03 2017
Jimbo Fisher departs FSU for Texas A&M job
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: "Evidently he feels like that's the right move for him and his family and the right time to do so". Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State for Texas A&M , four years after leading the Seminoles to their third national title.
Dec 03 2017
Florida soccer coach found in NY with missing teen arrested
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Dec 01 2017
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