'The Staircase' is the latest Netflix true-crime documentary series enjoying a lot of hype but it was 2015's 'Making a Murderer' that kicked off the trend on the streaming service.

Other than the fact that both cases are murder investigations, they couldn't be further apart, however strangely two of the people involved with them know each other quite well.

'Making a Murderer' lawyer Jerry Buting is actually a former student of The Staircase's David Rudolf:

The pair are getting together to speak at an event shortly, and who knows, if it goes well, maybe they will go on tour like Buting did with fellow 'Making a Murderer' lawyer Dean Strang in 2016.