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The innocent killer : the true story of a wrongful conviction and its astonishing aftermath / Michael Griesbach.

By: Griesbach, Michael.
Publisher: London : Windmill Books, 2014Description: x, 281 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780099510833 (pbk.).Subject(s): Avery, Steven -- Trials, litigation, etc | Trials (Rape) -- Wisconsin | Murder investigation -- Wisconsin | Rape investigation -- Wisconsin | Judicial error -- WisconsinDDC classification: 345.07 Summary: This is the story of one of America's most notorious wrongful convictions, that of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who spent eighteen years in prison for the violent assault of Penny Beernsten. But two years after he was exonerated, when he was poised to reap millions in his wrongful conviction lawsuit, Steven Avery was arrested for the exceptionally brutal murder of Teresa Halbach. The 'Innocent Man' had turned into a cold-blooded killer. Or had he? Michael Griesbach is a veteran prosecutor who worked with the Wisconsin Innocence Project on the case which led to Avery's exoneration in 2003. Examining both trials in depth and presenting an alternative view of the Teresa Halbach case, The Innocent Killer exposes the failings for the justice system and its devasting consequences for both the accused and the victims.
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"The inside story of the Steven Avery case, the subject of the hit series 'Making a Murder' ".

Includes index.

This is the story of one of America's most notorious wrongful convictions, that of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who spent eighteen years in prison for the violent assault of Penny Beernsten. But two years after he was exonerated, when he was poised to reap millions in his wrongful conviction lawsuit, Steven Avery was arrested for the exceptionally brutal murder of Teresa Halbach. The 'Innocent Man' had turned into a cold-blooded killer. Or had he?

Michael Griesbach is a veteran prosecutor who worked with the Wisconsin Innocence Project on the case which led to Avery's exoneration in 2003. Examining both trials in depth and presenting an alternative view of the Teresa Halbach case, The Innocent Killer exposes the failings for the justice system and its devasting consequences for both the accused and the victims.

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