Dassey's lawyer has a plan after the "Making a Murderer" subject was denied clemency in Wisconsin.
"Like every innocent person giving up is never an option," Avery's lawyer, Kathleen Zellner tweeted on Christmas Eve.
"It has not been at least five (5) years since you completed your entire sentence for the conviction you want to be pardoned," the letter denying Dassey's request for clemency read.
Syed's effort to secure his freedom looks a lot like that of "Making a Murderer" subject Brendan Dassey.
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Fans will have to wait until February to see if Wisconsin will give the documentary series' subject a second chance in court.
Some used the anniversary to advocate for the release of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey.
"I just wanted it all over with, so I said whatever they wanted to hear, you know?" Dassey said, speaking of his confession during a podcast interview with Jason Flom.
"The courts have been unable to deliver justice for him. We now ask Governor Evers to deliver that justice and bring Brendan home."
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"DOJ takes all credible reports seriously, but it's important to note that this new information directly contradicts information previously provided by the same individual."
"We have some very credible tips and when verified we will send to [law enforcement]. No more publicity stunts!! No more deposit slips!"
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"We received the handwritten confession on Saturday."
"Seeing as it was given by a notable convicted murderer from Wisconsin, we feel responsible to deliver any and all possible evidence to law enforcement and legal teams."
"We believe there are individuals out there that know who the real killer or killers are and might be motivated to come forward because of this substantial reward offer."
One of their addresses changed this year.
"Steven Avery has numerous issues pending before the appellate court that could reverse his conviction and result in a new trial being granted."
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