Famous Illinois Criminal Defense Attorney Kathleen Zellner provides an explanation as to why a county like McLean has so many wrongful case convictions
Nationally known criminal defense attorney Kathleen Zellner of Illinois, who rose to further fame representing Steven Avery in the Netflix series Making a Murderer, was interviewed this past year by Harvey Brownstone, a former criminal defense attorney and retired judge in Canada who is a bestselling author and host of a television and internet talk show. A portion of their interview speaks ever so loudly as to the main reason there now exists five wrongfully convicted men in McLean County being referred to as the McLean County Five. All five were wrongfully convicted between 1987 and 2002 for the time period in which he was in charge of the McLean County’s State’s Attorney office. See image below showing the five wrongful conviction cases now attributed to former McLean County State’s Attorney (Chief Prosecutor) Charles Reynard who served from 1983-2002 and his assistant Teena Griffin.
CLICK THIS LINK TO HEAR KATHLEEN ZELLNER’S ONE AND A HALF MINUTE EXPLANATION