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Sean Ellis, Convicted Of 1993 Murder Of Boston Police Detective, Gets A New Trial10:34
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Sean Ellis, convicted of murdering Boston Police Detective John J. Mulligan in 1993, enters the court room at Suffolk Superior Court for a bail hearing last year. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Sean Ellis, convicted of murdering Boston Police Detective John J. Mulligan in 1993, enters the court room at Suffolk Superior Court for a bail hearing last year. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Sean Ellis was convicted of murdering Boston Police Detective John J. Mulligan in 1993. In 2015, Ellis was released on bail after 22 years behind bars. Friday morning, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts concluded Ellis was unfairly tried and entitled to a new trial.

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Nancy Gertner, former Massachusetts federal judge, senior lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and WBUR legal analyst.

This segment aired on September 9, 2016.

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