Episode 3: Michele LaVigne and Under the Hood

Photo of Prof. 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.

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The interview was conducted on October 7, 2019. Transcript file (PDF). | 26:32 minutes; published Nov. 1, 2019.

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