Episode 3: Michele LaVigne

Michele LaVigne, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Public Defender Project recently discussed her article “Under the Hood: Brendan Dassey, Language Impairments, and Judicial Ignorance” (coauthored with Sally Miles). This article discusses the case of Brendan Dassey, one of the two subjects of the Netflix documentary “Making A Murderer,” and whether his developmental delays contributed to his confession to the murder. The interview was conducted on October 7, 2019. Transcript file (PDF). | 26:32 minutes; published Nov. 1, 2019. Links to the Podcast: SoundCloud | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher