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Compensation Statutes Fail Those Wrongly Convicted

By Christopher Zoukis Imagine serving a decade or more for a crime you didn’t commit. Maybe even on death row. By what seems a miracle, you find yourself exonerated on DNA evidence, and you are released. Euphoria; freedom! But now imagine what comes next – you’re thrown into a world you no longer understand, depending

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“Devastating” Effects of Conviction Bring Minimal Sentence

By Christopher Zoukis Because he viewed what he called the “devastating” consequences of being convicted of a felony were sufficient punishment, a federal judge in Brooklyn has chosen to ignore federal sentencing guidelines and impose just a year of probation as the sentence for a woman convicted of smuggling cocaine in this country and possessing

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