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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime. Viewers are taken inside a high-stakes criminal case where reputation is everything and things are never as they appear. Written by Netflix

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Co-director Laura Ricciardi was a lawyer before turning to film making, which came to great use when researching the legal aspects of the case. See more »

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Evil Incarnate
22 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

Just finished watching the 'Making a Murderer' series, before my free subscription runs out. I looked up google afterwards, and surprise surprise Kathleen Zellner is now cashing in on it. IMV Steven Avery is certainly evil incarnate, getting his slow-witted 16-year old nephew to allegedly rape that poor young woman. Sure the police acted unethically, taking advantage of Dassey's naive gullible nature, but Avery deserves to be locked up for life (with regular parole reviews, as we are civilised, after all). Can't believe he has three ex-fiances. the first one,Jodi, was a true psycho if I ever saw one, with that half smile on her face the whole time.

It certainly was compelling viewing, although I had to force myself to continue after episode three, as it was clear the defence were clutching at straws and completely railroaded the trial to focus on the police instead of the murder.

The defence even highlighted the prosecutor's 'sexting' scandal, years after the case, which had little to do with the trial.

I felt sorry for Avery's Mom, and Dassey's Mom. They seemed the only normal people in that family.

Sorry to be behind in all this, but now Netflix are making 'series 2' featuring... Kathleen Zellner..At least we now know where Amanda Knox got her ideas from in carefully building up her phoney, 'wrongful conviction' claim, all carefully concocted and scripted. .'The new episodes will feature Avery's new lawyer Kathleen Zellner as she takes on the case. The news of season two was confirmed in a joint statement by two of the people behind the series, Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos.'

Innocence fraud fatigue kicks in, sorry.


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