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Compensation For Exonerees: A Primer - 3 October 2017
Among the most frequently asked questions about exonerations are how, and how many, exonerees get compensated. While the Registry does not have complete data on compensation - which happens many years after we have already researched and posted the exoneration - we give a short primer on what we know about how exonerees get compensated for the years they spent wrongfully imprisoned. Read more.

Compensation Chart by State - 3 October 2017
Courtesy of the Innocence Project, a chart that outlines which states offer compensation for the wrongly convicted, and what the process in each state consists of.