Attorney General Appeals Decision in 'Making a Murderer' Case

A judge's decision to throw out Brendan Dassey's murder conviction is being appealed by the Wisconsin attorney general.
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worried about that. Eva, thank you. To a big twist this morning in a case made famous by the netflix docu-series "Making a murderer," the attorney general is appealing a judge's decision to throw out Brendan dassey's murder conviction, he was 16 at the time and his lawyers argue his confession was coerced. ABC's Adrienne Bankert has more. Hey, Adrienne, good morning. Reporter: You know what, Dan, of course, you're very familiar with this story. Now attorneys fighting to prove whether dassey was involved at all. This morning, a new twist in the case made popular by netflix's "Making a murderer." Brendan dassey's chance of getting out of prison jeopardized. Wisconsin attorney general brad schimmel filing an appeal in federal court challenging a state judge's ruling which overturned dassey's conviction and prison sentence. Finding that the 26-year-old's confession was coerced. Be honest. You went inside, didn't you? Yeah. You went in the trailer? Uh-huh. Reporter: Dassey was found guilty for helping his uncle Steven Avery kill Teresa Halbach when he was just 16 years old making this emotional plea in a letter he read as part of the netflix documentary. I am innocent of the rape and murder of Teresa Halbach. Please help me if you can. Sincerely, Brendan dassey. Reporter: But now dassey's lawyer, laura nirider says we are disappointed in the state's decision to prolong Brendan's indication by seeking an appeal. We look forward to continuing to defend his rights in court." Fans of the show watching it all. Prosecutors have 90 days now to either schedule a new trial or release dassey from prison. Yeah, they're working on it. Complicated. They're working on a second season of that show right now. I spent time with laura nirider and expert in confessions and believe that was forced and that will continue to be a huge issue in the case. Thank you, Adrienne.

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