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Michigan Lawmakers Working to Fix a Program That Failed to Compensate the Wrongfully Convicted

Posted on AllSides March 26th, 2024
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Men who were wrongfully convicted — from left, Anthony Legion, Darrell Siggers, Ramon Ward and Eric Anderson — stand in front of a crowd during the Organization of Exonerees Gala and Fundraiser at Huntington Tower in Detroit in October. In March, Anderson testified for a bill to reform the Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Act. A bill moving through the Michigan House of Representatives would fix flaws in a 7-year-old compensation fund that the state set up to help wrongfully convicted people rebuild their lives. Sponsored by Rep. Joey Andrews, a Democrat,...

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