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12th Jan 2016

Making A Murderer: Wisconsin Governor speaks out about Steven Avery’s case

Contains spoilers


Steven Avery’s chances of being exonerated for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach are looking slimmer by the day.

It has been reported Avery is to receive new legal representation – but he won’t be pardoned if Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has anything to do with it.


Walker has made a new statement on Avery’s case via his Facebook page. The post below links back to an August 2011 decision that was made by a three-judge panel of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals who upheld Avery’s conviction.

Steven Avery’s appeal was rejected because the court found no improper conduct regarding the curious withdrawal of a juror from the trial, or the introduction of key evidence found in his home.

In another blow to Avery, Governor Walker has an extremely hard stance on crime. He has never issued a pardon during his five years in office.

Viewers of the Netflix series on Steven Avery should read the unanimous opinion of the Court of Appeals before jumping…

Posted by Governor Scott Walker on Monday, 11 January 2016