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Avery's request for new trial to be heard Tuesday

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Steven Avery's request for a new trial will be debated in court Tuesday, 10 days before he's scheduled to be sentenced in the slaying of Teresa Halbach.

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Dean Strang and Jerome Buting, defense lawyers, wrote a 39-page document trying to prove that the state denied Avery a fair trial in February and March.

They said it was inconsistent for the jury to find him guilty of killing Halbach but innocent of mutilating her corpse.

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