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VOTE What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Vote up the things Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey should do now that he's free after a decade in prison.

In a move that’s been a long time coming, the decision against Brendan Dassey from Making a Murderer has been overturned and he’ll be released from prison some time in 2016. But now that he’s getting out of prison after nine years, what should he do? When he went into prison in 2007, the world was considerably different than the world of 2016, and because he received a sentence of life in prison it’s likely that he never thought he would see the outside world again. If you were unexpectedly getting out of prison what you want to do? Would you want to see your family or catch up on the pop culture you missed? Vote up what you think Brendan Dassey should do when he gets out of prison.

One of the most heartbreaking parts of Making a Murderer is the way teenaged Brendan Dassey is coereced into giving a confession before being sentenced to life in prison. But now that he’s getting out of jail an entire lifetime early, what should Brendan Dassey do now that his conviction has been overturned? Do you think he should binge watch Breaking Bad? Or should he commit himself to working with an prisoner’s advocacy group so he can make sure nothing like this ever happens again? Vote up the things Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey should do now that he’s free after a decade in orison. 

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Sue the Sheriff's Department is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Sue the Sheriff's Department

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Get a Huge Book Deal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Get a Huge Book Deal

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Catch Up on All the Wrestleman... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Catch Up on All the Wrestlemanias

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Work with a Prisoner's Advocac... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Work with a Prisoner's Advocacy Group

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Subscribe to Netflix so He Can... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Subscribe to Netflix so He Can Finally Catch Up on Making a Murderer

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Find the Real Killer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Find the Real Killer

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See What's Changed on the Taco... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
See What's Changed on the Taco Bell Menu

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Marvel Movie Marathon! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Marvel Movie Marathon!

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Have the Longest Monosyllabic ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Have the Longest Monosyllabic Conversation with His Mother

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Get Buff for Making a Murderer... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Get Buff for Making a Murderer Season 2

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Sign Up for Tinder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Sign Up for Tinder

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See Anchorman 1 and 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
See Anchorman 1 and 2

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Challenge Len Kachinsky to a L... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Challenge Len Kachinsky to a Ladder Match

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Throw a Trailer Park Party is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Throw a Trailer Park Party

Evidence Making a Murderer Left Out (That'll Totally Change Your Opinion of the Case)

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Catch Up on His Memes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Catch Up on His Memes

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Go on a True Crime Podcast Wor... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Go on a True Crime Podcast World Tour

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Get Verified on Twitter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Get Verified on Twitter

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Accidentally Admit to Killing ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Accidentally Admit to Killing Harambe

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Learn How to Work a Keyless Ig... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Learn How to Work a Keyless Ignition

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Finally Check Out T-Swift is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Finally Check Out T-Swift

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Turn in a Lot of Homework is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Turn in a Lot of Homework

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Begin Selling the Macrame Art ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Begin Selling the Macrame Art He Made in the Joint

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Invest in Zip Off Jeans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Invest in Zip Off Jeans

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Begin Writing Sassy Letters to... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What Should Brendan Dassey Do Now That His Conviction's Been Overturned?
Begin Writing Sassy Letters to Adnan Syed