Additionally, Zellner says that a marking of dried red liquid on the bullet that was in evidence is an unknown substance that she doubts is blood based on its color and past DNA tests. She says that it’s more likely that it’s paint, and that its texture “suggests that the droplet was deposited after the bullet was fired and came to rest.” … [Read more...] about MAKING A MURDERER: Avery Attorney Says Ex-Boyfriend Killed Teresa Halbach
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Avery now claims Strang and Buting botched his original trial by failing to challenge the prosecution’s claims. For example, he says, they apparently could’ve called forensic experts to examine the lack of blood spatter at his home, and the processing of Halbach’s burnt body. Avery also claims his old attorneys failed to prove investigators planted Halbach’s car key in his home. … [Read more...] about ’s Steven Avery Blasts Lawyers: I Would Not Be in Prison If They did Their ‘Job’
LawNewz host Aaron Keller covered the Halbach disappearance, the search, and the eventual connection of Avery to the case. He conducted several interviews with Avery both while he was under suspicion and after he was arrested. Keller went on to cover every legal motion filed by both the prosecution and the defense. Ultimately, he covered the jury trials of both Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. Dassey, Avery’s nephew, was also charged in the killing. … [Read more...] about RE-MATCH! ‘Making A Murderer’ Attorney vs. Reporter
Avery was, in 2005, no stranger to the officers who were investigating the Halbach case. Avery had previously served eighteen years in prison in connection to a 1985 rape. After years of maintaining his innocence, DNA technology proved that Avery indeed did not commit the 1985 rape and that, astonishingly, someone else did. Avery was exonerated in 2003 and became a poster boy for the power of DNA evidence in straightening out wrongful convictions. … [Read more...] about WATCH: ‘Making A Murderer’ Reporter, Attorney Square Off Again!
Now, consider exactly what Avery said. Asked whether Halbach had mentioned any other appointments that day, Avery detailed the unrelated sequence of events that takes place whenever Halbach comes to his property. He appeared to be eager to convince the reporter that there was nothing out of the ordinary this time, yet in doing so he qualified his response with the phrases, “most of the time,” and “that’s about it.” The psychology that’s driving the use of those qualifiers is a desire to carve out and withhold information that he had a reason for not wanting to disclose. After all, “most of the time” doesn’t necessarily mean that that’s what Halbach did this time. When you consider that, along with the “that’s about it” comment, Avery appeared to be sending the eerie message, “Something different happened this time, but I’m not telling you what it is.” … [Read more...] about Deception Experts: Jury is Correct, Steven Avery is Guilty