MADISON, Wis. – Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has granted the State’s en banc petition in Dassey v. Dittman. Previously, a panel for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the grant of Mr. Dassey’s habeas petition, and the State requested review of that decision from the entire court. With today’s order, the entire Seventh Circuit will rehear the case for habeas. Oral arguments have been scheduled for Tuesday, September 26, 2017.
Relevant court filings can be found here.