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Senate panel OKs compensation for wrongfully convicted

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana Senate panel has given its approval to a bill that would compensate Hoosiers found to have been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.

Posted: Mar. 21, 2019 6:35 AM
Updated: Mar. 21, 2019 6:35 AM

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senate. hoosiers could soon be compensated if they are found to be wrongfully convicted.a senate committee made small changes to a house bill today. the proposal would generally allow a person who is convicted of a crime they didn't commit to get $50- thousand dollars for each year they were wrongfully in prison. indiana is one of 17 states that provides no compensation
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