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Supreme Court Declines to Hear ‘Making a Murderer’ Case

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer.'

‘Making a Murderer’ Confession Was Coerced, Judges Affirm

Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death on Halloween two years earlier.

Appeals Court Blocks Release of ‘Making a Murderer’s’ Brendan Dassey

He'll stay behind bars while state attorneys appeal a decision overturning his conviction, according to a ruling by a panel of federal appellate judges.

Top Netflix Exec on ‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2 and Chris Rock’s $40M Payday

Lisa Nishimura, vp of original doc and comedy programming, hopes to bring the streaming service its first Oscar after assembling a new slate of offerings including projects from Ava Duvernay and Werner Herzog.

Wisconsin Attorney General Asks Court to Keep ‘Making a Murderer’s’ Brendan Dassey in Prison

Hours after U.S. Magistrate Judge William Duffin issued his release order, attorneys with the state Department of Justice filed an emergency motion with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, asking it to stay Duffin's order and keep Dassey behind bars.

How Episodic TV Docs Are Muscling in on Oscar

Brief theatrical runs of marathon screenings (eight straight hours of 'O.J.: Made in America') are allowing epic-length nonfiction efforts to qualify, stirring discontent among purists of the form.

‘Making a Murderer’: Brendan Dassey to Be Released From Prison

Dassey's release was ordered by U.S. Magistrate Judge William Duffin even as prosecutors appeal the judge's earlier ruling overturning Dassey's conviction.

‘Making a Murderer’s’ Steven Avery Set for ‘Dr. Phil’ Interview

Avery and his fiancee, Lynn Hartman, will appear on two episodes of the daytime talk show.

Creative Arts Emmys: Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ Has Big Night

Netflix's documentary crime series is among the biggest winners at the awards ceremony.

‘Making a Murderer’: Steven Avery Attorney Seeks More Evidence Testing

His attorney asked for a suspension of Avery's latest appeal in order to request more testing on evidence that could overturn his conviction.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Taps ‘E.T.’ Star for ‘Making a Murderer’-Inspired Episode (Exclusive)

Henry Thomas and 'The Practice's' Kelli Williams will appear in the episode, about a recently exonerated man implicated in another crime.