Brendan Dassey: A True Story of A False Confession

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

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Published 5 years ago

Featured in the smash hit Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, Brendan Dassey’s post-conviction attorneys, Northwestern Law Professors Steven Drizin and Laura Nirider, discuss powerful psychological techniques used in police interrogations that can lead juveniles to falsely confess. Learn more about Brendan’s case, complete with additional footage from his interrogation that wasn’t seen on Making a Murderer.

For more information about the work of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth (CWCY) at Northwestern Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic visit:

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