When Can the Wrongly Incarcerated Recover Money Damages?

Imagine being wrongly convicted then imprisoned for years or decades, knowing that you are completely innocent. By a seeming miracle, however, some wrongfully incarcerated prisoners are released through the discovery of new evidence, such as DNA, or when the police catch the real perpetrator. In 1993, Anthony Wright of Philadelphia was sentenced to life for a crime he never committed — the rape and murder...
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