Kathleen Zellner

Kathleen Zellner is an American attorney who has worked extensively in wrongful conviction advocacy.wikipedia
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Making a Murderer

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Notable clients Zellner has represented include Steven Avery (who was the subject of the 2015 and 2018 Netflix series Making a Murderer), Kevin Fox (whom was falsely accused of murdering his daughter) and 19 exonerees who are listed in the National Registry of Exonerations.
The second season explores the aftermath of both Avery's and Dassey's convictions, focusing on Avery's and Dassey's families, the investigation and findings of Avery's new attorney Kathleen Zellner, which corroborates the thesis of Avery's innocence and him being framed for the murder of Halbach, and Dassey's legal team's efforts in arguing in court that his confession was coerced by prosecutors and his constitutional rights were violated.

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Notable clients Zellner has represented include Steven Avery (who was the subject of the 2015 and 2018 Netflix series Making a Murderer), Kevin Fox (whom was falsely accused of murdering his daughter) and 19 exonerees who are listed in the National Registry of Exonerations.
In January 2016, Chicago attorney Kathleen Zellner, in collaboration with the Midwest Innocence Project, filed a new appeal, citing violations of Avery's due process rights, and accusing officials of gathering evidence from properties beyond the scope of their search warrant.

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Kathleen Zellner is an American attorney who has worked extensively in wrongful conviction advocacy.

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Notable clients Zellner has represented include Steven Avery (who was the subject of the 2015 and 2018 Netflix series Making a Murderer), Kevin Fox (whom was falsely accused of murdering his daughter) and 19 exonerees who are listed in the National Registry of Exonerations.

Larry Eyler

Shortly before his death, he confessed to the murders of twenty further young men and boys to his defense attorney, Kathleen Zellner, although he denied being physically responsible for the actual murder of Daniel Bridges, which he insisted had been committed by an alleged accomplice in five of his homicides, Robert David Little.

List of exonerated death row inmates

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Newton County John Does

In a formal confession released by Eyler's defense attorney, Kathleen Zellner, following her client's death, Eyler claimed that after an argument with his boyfriend, John Dobrovolskis, he had driven toward Terre Haute in mid-July 1983.

Joseph Burrows

Burrows' attorney, Kathleen Zellner, persuaded the real killer, Gayle Potter, to confess at the post-conviction hearing.

Lathierial Boyd

Her Conviction Integrity Unit conducted a routine review of his case history beginning in 2011 after new evidence about the eyewitnesses was introduced by Boyd's new attorney Kathleen Zellner.

Murder of Riley Fox

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Fox's attorney Kathleen Zellner was responsible for discovering that DNA evidence existed and getting it tested.

Ryan W. Ferguson

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In 2009, high-profile Chicago attorney Kathleen Zellner took over Ferguson's case working pro bono.

Jon-Henri Damski

Kathleen Zellner, Eyler's attorney at the time of his death, continued to maintain in court filings that the sole killer of Danny Bridges was Larry Eyler.