MADISON, Wis. – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States denied Brendan Dassey’s petition for certiorari in Dassey v. Dittmann. Previously, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, sitting en banc, reversed the district court’s grant of habeas.
Attorney General Brad Schimel released the following statement in response to todays’ decision.
“DOJ is pleased that the Supreme Court of the United States denied Mr. Dassey’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari, and the decision of an en banc panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit stands. We hope the family and friends of Ms. Halbach can find comfort in knowing this ordeal has finally come to a close.”