Jerome Buting

A Conversation on Justice Interview

Jerome Buting

Talk: A Conversation on Justice Interview

Jerry Buting, criminal defense attorney, stops by Google to discuss justice and the American criminal justice system. Jerry, along with attorney Dean Strang, defended Steven Avery in a 2005 criminal case. The case was made famous by Netflix's "Making a Murderer" series, which documents the arrest and trial of Steven Avery. Jerry and Dean are now hosting "A Conversation on Justice," a national tour focused on the American criminal justice. The tour will involve the two attorneys in conversation about the Steven Avery case and its broader implications, as well as a discussion on the larger topic of the American criminal justice system. Each night will also feature a Q&A portion and the opportunity for the audience to address questions.

Jerome Buting

Jerome Buting is a shareholder in the Brookfield, Wisconsin, law firm of Buting, Williams & Stilling, S.C. He received his undergraduate degree in forensic studies from Indiana University and his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was board director of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and chair of the Wisconsin State Bar Criminal Law Section.

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