Five Broader Questions that "Making a Murderer" Poses

Friday February 3rd, 2017 - 10:10 AM
(1.0 CLE) The Netflix documentary series "Making A Murderer" did more than just address two individual cases in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in 2007. For thoughtful viewers, it raised a number of broader questions about the administration of criminal justice anywhere. The speaker, one of Steven Avery’s trial lawyers and featured prominently in "Making A Murderer," addresses five of those more general issues that the film poses for lawyers and citizens alike.
Speakers: Dean Strang
Written Material(s): Five Broader Questions that Making a Murderere Poses.pdf

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