A Georgia House committee is working on a proposal to compensate
those who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes.
The committee is working
with the Georgia Innocence Project.
The legislation would
help people who spend time in prison and are later freed by D-N-A evidence.
One south Georgia attorney says every case
should be considered individually.
know that there needs to be a uniform rate of compensation because every case
is going to be different. Each victim is going to be different," said Tommy
Duck, Attorney at Law.
There have been
312 post-conviction exonerations nationwide since D-N-A testing became
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