August 18, 2016

Conversation with Professor Laura H. Nirider on Brendan Dassey and Coerced Confessions

In this episode of the Northwestern University Law Review Online’s podcast series, Online Managing Editor Abi Hoverman sits down with Clinical Professor Laura H. Nirider to discuss her work representing Brendan Dassey, made famous by Netflix’s Making a Murderer docuseries. Professor Nirider takes a deep dive into Brendan Dassey’s confession, analyzes various coercive interrogation techniques, and offers her take on reform going forward.