A Milwaukee man convicted of murder has been granted a new trial thanks to the work of a team of UW Madison law students working for the Wisconsin Innocence Project.
Seneca Malone has spent four years in prison for the 2005 murder in Milwaukee of Ricardo Mora. Six students and two professors spent the last two years pounding the pavement, knocking on doors and making phone calls to build a case for granting Malone a new trial.
New video enhancement technology could lead to a new trial for a man convicted of armed robbery. But some on the high court fear using new technology to challenge old convictions could overwhelm the courts with new cases.