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Drug Charge Could Cost Dallas Co. DNA Exoneree Millions

A felony drug charge could cost a Dallas County DNA exoneree millions. Under Texas law Steven Phillips is paid $80,000 a year for his wrongful conviction. But he loses the money if he’s convicted of a felony.

08/23/2011

A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Texas Exoneree Suing To Receive Full Compensation

One of Texas’ best-known wrongly convicted men sued the state comptroller Monday claiming he’s been denied full compensation for the time he spent in prison.

08/15/2011