MICHAEL GRIESBACH


Michael Griesbach is a longtime Wisconsin prosecutor and active member of the board of advisers at the Wisconsin Innocence Project. He is a frequent presenter and panelist on the topic of wrongful convictions and their causes. He has also presented on other topics concerning the criminal justice system and its need for reform. Mr. Griesbach is the author of the widely acclaimed, The Innocent Killer: A True Story of a Wrongful Conviction and Its Astonishing Aftermath, published by the American Bar Association in 2014. He hopes to leave his readers better informed about the criminal justice system and more concerned about those whose lives it deeply affects. He lives in northeastern Wisconsin with his wife Jody and their four children.

Meet True Crime Author Michael Griesbach

"It's not every day, after all, that a folk hero celebrity exoneree, who is slated to become the namesake of a state's most meaningful criminal justice reform bill in years, commits an exceptionally brutal murder and then tries to get away with it by accusing police of setting him up again."