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‘Making A Murderer’ attorney to lecture UL law students

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The defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ will take up a position this month as guest lecturer on University of Limerick’s law programmes.

American attorney Dean Strang will deliver lectures over six weeks at UL’s School of Law starting on February 10, 2018.

Mr Strang provided legal representation for Steven Avery, twice convicted of murder in Wisconsin, who came to public attention in the Netflix series documenting the overturning of his first conviction and the procedural details of his second. The series drew global audiences and shone a light on the US legal system.

Commenting on the announcement Mr Strang said:

“The University of Limerick has given me the chance of a lifetime: to immerse myself in an Irish law school for nearly two months, and to learn about how law is taught and lived in Ireland. I will have chances to…

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