Compensation for Exonerees
Providing compensation for wrongfully convicted individuals has been an ongoing dilemma within the United States and for governments abroad. A recent blog, Compensating Exonerees: US v. UK, by Professor Lissa Griffin of Pace Law School discusses the UK’s current struggle to articulate a standard of proof for exonerees who are seeking compensation.
- Griffin, Lissa, International Perspectives on Correcting Wrongful Convictions: The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission, William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 21, No. 4 (2013).
- Griffin, Lissa, Correcting Injustice: Studying How the United Kingdom and the United States Review Claims of Innocence, 41 University of Toledo Law Review 107 (Fall 2009).
- Griffin, Lissa, The Correction of Wrongful Convictions: A Comparative Perspective, 16 American University International Law Review 5 (2001).
- Wrongful conviction compensation statutes, CNN U.S. (last visited March 5, 2014).