In this historic episode of the Scalar Learning Podcast, Huzefa interviews Professor Steve Drizin from Northwestern University. Professor Drizin is the co-founder of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth and heads up the legal team that represents Brendan Dassey. Brendan is the nephew of Steven Avery, and the two are the subject of the famed documentary series “Making a Murderer.” In an unbelievable twist, Professor Drizin’s team received a federal ruling last week overturning Brendan Dassey’s conviction. Tune into this amazing episode to hear what is next for Brendan, how the amazing ruling was reached, and why Professor Drizin is so passionate about his career as an attorney.

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