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Proposed State Senate Bill Compensates Exonerated Prisoners
by Shanti Singh
Mar 06, 2018
A proposed bill seeks to ease the difficult process by which exonerated ex-prisoners can seek financial restitution from the state. SB1094 will extend compensation to prisoners whose convictions were overturned or were found not guilty at retrial, as present laws force innocent prisoners to prove their innocence to a state compensation board.