Mill's attorneys have asked for a new trial based on credibility issues with an officer who testified at his trial. At least three convictions of other defendants based on that officer's testimony have been thrown out this year by a different judge.
The Philadelphia district attorney's office supported the request for a new trial. The state Supreme Court recently split on a request by Mill to remove Judge Genece Brinkley from his case.
Brinkley sentenced Mill in November to 2 to 4 years in prison for violating probation. Mill served five months before the state Supreme Court ordered his release.
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