Ever since the now-famous podcast Serial first hit airwaves in October 2014, the country has been on a true crime kick. From documentaries like The Jinx to the dramatic trial reenactment of The People vs. O.J. Simpson, the macabre real-life mystery stories are popping up everywhere. Enter Making a Murderer, a 10-part documentary series examining the murder trials of Wisconsin natives Steven Avery, who had previously been exonerated of a rape conviction using DNA evidence, and his nephew, Brendan Dassey. Now fans of the viral Netflix docuseries—which had more than 19 million viewers—can hear more from those closest to the case in a new speaking tour entitled “A Conversation on Justice.”
Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, the Avery trial defense attorneys featured in Making a Murderer, launched the 27-city speaking tour in April. The tour will make a stop at Denver’s Paramount Theatre on July 16, where Strang and Buting will discuss the events and implications of the Avery trial, as well as the state of the criminal justice system in America. Curious attendees will also get the chance to ask some questions during a Q&A session at the end of the event.
A portion of the tour’s proceeds will benefit local and national equal justice charities. For more information about the tour, visit Strang and Buting’s tour website.