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April 6: A Conversation on 'Making a Murderer' with Attorney Dean Strang

Event will be held in Bresnan Arena, located in the Taylor Center.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 3-21-2016

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Student Events Team is sponsoring a campus appearance by Dean Strang, defense attorney from the Netflix original series, “Making a Murderer,” on Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in Bresnan Arena, located in Minnesota State Mankato’s Taylor Center.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, and free for Minnesota State Mankato students (limit of two tickets per student).

Public tickets to the event can be purchased online at or in person at Minnesota State Mankato’s Student Activities office (173 Centennial Student Union).. Tickets purchased online may be printed at home or picked up the night of the event. Minnesota State Mankato students may pick up tickets in the Student Activities Office or reserve them online at Students who reserve tickets online must have their confirmation email with them at the event.

No recording will be allowed in the venue, and backpacks and purses will be searched upon entrance. Parking for the event (click for map) will be free to the public in lots 20 and 21, which are located next to Blakeslee Stadium.

The appearance at Minnesota State Mankato is one stop on a nationwide tour by defense attorneys Strang and Jerry Buting that is titled “A Conversation on Justice.”

According to, Netflix describes the “Making a Murderer” series as follows: “Filmed over a 10-year period, Making a Murderer is an unprecedented real-life thriller about Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime. Set in America’s heartland, the series takes viewers inside a high-stakes criminal case where reputation is everything and things are never as they appear.”

For more information contact Leah Danko, Student Events Team speakers and entertainment chair, by phone at 507-389-6067 or by email at

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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