The Staircase II: The Last Chance2013-2013
None has forgotten the shock Michael Peterson’s verdict caused, sentencing him to die behind bars, without any solid proof for his supposed crime. 2010, ten years after Kathleen Peterson’s death, a new dramatic turn of events: an unprecedented scandal implicates both the forensics laboratory of the police department of North Carolina, and Duane Deaver, its chief. Accused of having lied in order to win his cases, Deaver is summoned to court to justify his testimony in the Peterson trial. If David Rudolph can prove Deaver perjured himself, Michael Peterson can be freed and would have the right to a retrial.