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‘Making a Murderer’: Dassey attorneys file petition for clemency

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - Lawyers for "Making a Murderer" subject Brendan Dassey, on Wednesday, filed a petition for clemency with the Wisconsin Pardon Advisory Board. Filed by noted post-conviction attorneys Lara Nirider and Steven Drizin, the petition echoes their claim that Dassey was psychologically coerced by police and misrepresented by his attorneys, including Len Kachinsky, leading to Dassey's 2007 conviction and life sentence for murder, sexual assault and mutilating a…