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Friday, September 04, 2009

New Texas law making millionaires out of those wrongly convicted

The new compensation law provides DNA exonerees $80,000 for every year they spent in prison. There is also lifetime annuity payments that for most are worth between $40,000 and $50,000 a year.

The compensation includes social services such as job training, tuition credits and access to medical and dental treatment.

| Bob Cronkleton

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