Steven Avery Trial Transcripts

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Full transcript of all days

  • February 12, 2007
    • Opening statements
    • Michael Halbach, Teresa's brother
    • Thomas Pearce, business associate of Teresa's
    • David Beach, participated in search party and spoke to Avery on Nov 4th
  • February 13, 2007
    • Angela Schuster, Auto Trader employee
    • Dawn Pliszka, Auto Trader receptionist
    • Curtis Drumm, pilot who participated in aerial search
    • Steven Schmitz, prior appointment of Teresa's
    • Joellen Zipperer, prior appointment of Teresa's
    • Ryan Hillegas, Teresa's ex-boyfriend
    • Pamela Strum, Teresa's aunt who found Teresa's car
  • February 14, 2007
    • Nicole Sturm, was present when Teresa's car was found
    • Bobby Dassey, Avery's nephew
    • Motions for mistrial and cross examination of Bobby Dassey
    • Timothy Austin
  • February 15, 2007
    • Bobby Dassey, Brendan's brother
    • Lt. Brett Bowe
    • Dep. Peter O'Connor
    • Sgt. Jason Orth
    • Dep. Insp. Todd Herman
  • February 16, 2007
    • Julie Cramer, K-9 search and rescue team
    • Special Agent Thomas Fassbender, co-lead investigator in the case
    • William Brandes, Jr.
    • Trooper Cindy Paine
  • February 19, 2007
    • John Ertl, State Crime Lab investigator
    • Dep. David Siders
    • Sgt. William Tyson, involved in searching the Avery property
  • February 20, 2007
    • Sgt. William Tyson, involved in searching the Avery property
    • Sgt. Andrew Colborn, involved in searching the Avery property
    • Lt. James Lenk, involved in searching the Avery property
  • February 21, 2007
    • Lt. James Lenk, involved in searching the Avery property
    • Det. Dave Remiker, involved in searching the Avery property
    • Dep. Dan Kucharski, present when the key was found
  • February 22, 2007
    • Dep. Dan Kucharski, present when the key was found
    • Inv. Gary Steier
    • Special Agent Kevin Heirmerl
  • February 23, 2007
    • Katie Halbach, Teresa's sister
    • Ronald L. Groffy
    • Sherry Culhane, DNA analyst
  • February 26, 2007
    • Sherry Culhane, State Crime Lab DNA analyst
    • Nick Stahlke, blood pattern analyst
  • February 27, 2007
    • Nick Stahlke, blood pattern analyst
    • Blaine Dassey, Brendan's brother
    • Robert Fabian, smelled burning plastic in Avery's burn barrel
    • Scott Tadych, Barb Janda's fiance
    • Bobbie Dohrwardt
    • Laura Schadrie
    • Bobbie Dohrwardt (recalled)
  • February 28, 2007
    • Special Agent Tom Sturdivant
    • Dr. Donald Simley, forensic dentist
    • Karen Halbach, Teresa's mother
    • Dr. Leslie Eisenberg, State Crime Lab

 

  • March 1, 2007
    • Dr. Leslie Eisenberg, State Crime Lab
    • Curtis Thomas
    • William Newhouse, firearms expert who tested the two bullets found in the garage
  • March 2, 2007
    • Kenneth Olson
    • Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen
  • March 5, 2007
    • Dr. Marc Lebeau, FBI expert who performed EDTA test
  • March 6, 2007
    • Lynn Zigmunt, Clerk of Courts who was in charge of Avery's blood vial
    • Dr. Marc Lebeau, FBI expert who performed EDTA test
  • March 7, 2007
    • Special Agent Rodney Pevytoe, describes the heat created by tires and the scene of the burn pit
    • Michael Riddle
    • Anthony Zimmerman
    • Michael Halbach, Teresa's brother
    • Inv. Mike Wiegert, co-lead investigator in Halbach case
  • March 8, 2007
    • Lisa Buchner, school bus driver
    • John Leurquin, propane truck driver
    • Roland Johnson, owned the home Avery was living in
    • Debra Kakatsch, Manitowoc County Coroner
  • March 9, 2007
    • Janine Arvizu, testifies regarding EDTA test
    • Dr. Scott Fairgrieve, testifies about if bones could've been moved
    • Inv. Mark Wiegert, co-lead investigator in Halbach case
  • March 12, 2007
    • Courts decisions regarding fair testing motion, motion to suppress multiple searches, motion to dismiss all charges, individual voir dire, defendant waives right to testify
  • March 13, 2007
    • Jury instruction conference and other matters
  • March 14, 2007
    • Closing statements
  • March 15, 2007
    • Strang's closing argument
    • Kratz's closing rebuttal
    • Alternate juror
  • March 16, 2007
    • Dismissal of juror
  • March 17, 2007
    • Jury is in deliberations
  • March 18, 2007
    • Jury is in deliberations