Compensation for the Exonerated

People exonerated after a wrongful conviction have difficulty winning compensation for the harm they suffered.  Immunity doctrines that protect police and prosecutors can block legal action.  More than half the states have enacted legislation to help the exonerated.  New York’s compensation statute can be found at Court of Claims Act 8-b. Now, Texas is leading the way in getting awards to deserving individuals quickly and efficiently. Read more about Texas and Compensation here:

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