The case of Melissa Calusinski; sentenced to 31 years in prison for the murder of 16-month-old Benjamin Kingan in 2009, is due to once more gain momentum via a status hearing set for Feb. 28th, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The transition from state court to that of … Continue reading Melissa Calusinski: Status Hearing Set For February 28th.
Melissa Calusinski's post-conviction attorney Kathleen Zellner filed her clients Writ of Habeas Corpus this past Wednesday, March. 27th. Calusinski, currently 10 years into a 31 year sentence for the aggravated battery, and first degree murder of 16-month-old toddler Benjamin Kingan, will be seeking fresh eyes and minds to look into a case that began with … Continue reading Melissa Calusinski Seeks Habeas Corpus Over Death Of Toddler Benjamin Kingan.
The latest twists in the 'Making a Murderer' saga come not only from Avery attorney Kathleen Zellner, but also from retired sheriff 's department officer Andrew Colborn. Two announcements on the same day from different camps have been keeping followers of the series busy. While Kathleen Zellner announced that she had filed a motion for … Continue reading Pot, Meet Kettle
Kathleen Zellner filed her client Steven Avery's Motion To Stay Appeal & Remand The Cause For New Scientific Testing with the Wisconsin 2nd District Court of Appeals yesterday, Dec. 17th. Zellner's latest filing, has addressed suspected human skeletal remains recovered from the Manitowoc County Gravel Pit, located adjacent to the Avery Salvage Yard, where the … Continue reading Will Kathleen Zellner’s Postponement In Filing Steven Avery’s Brief Likely Expedite A New Trial Or Even Exoneration For Her Client?
When Making A Murder captivated the public nearly 3-years-ago, the potential for a follow-up was clear to see. Due in part to its remarkable popularity, that potential became reality with the release of the second installment of 10 episodes hitting Netflix last month. While waiting close to 3 years to be updated on your favourite … Continue reading Kathleen Zellner Takes To Twitter: What Next For Steven Avery?
Melissa Calusinski will seek relief from her conviction for the murder of Benjamin Kingan, via a Writ of Habeas Corpus, to be filed with a federal courthouse in either Rockford, or Chicago, Illinois. The habeas petition, likely to be filed against Glen Austin—warden at Logan Correctional Institute, where Calsusinski is incarcerated—will seek to dispute the … Continue reading Melissa Calusinski To Pursue Federal Relief Through Writ Of Habeas Corpus
Sheboygan Circuit Court Judge Angela Sutkiewicz yesterday denied Steven Avery his Motion to Supplement the Record via her Memorandum & Decision Order. In a decision littered with factual errors—ranging from referencing Brendan Dassey as Brandon, to citing relevant DVDs in question as CDs—Sutkiewicz nevertheless drew the circuit court's opinion indelibly in the sand. The court's … Continue reading Steven Avery Denied Motion To Supplement The Record