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Alison F. Kanne (Class of 2016)

Alison Kanne, Des Moines, along with attorney Christine Branstad, successfully defended a charge of murder in the first degree in a highly-publicized three-week trial that was live-streamed on the Law & Crime Network. The case has been the subject of a Dateline episode and will be featured in a second Dateline episode to be released this spring. The case will also be the subject of a documentary series by A&E entitled "The Accused," to be debuted in the United States in late summer 2019.