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Fewer Wrongfully Convicted People in Texas Get Compensation

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    Fewer Wrongfully Convicted People in Texas Get Compensation
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    Texas is seeing a decrease in the number of wrongfully convicted people receiving compensation.   

    Mike Ware, the executive director of the Innocence Project of Texas, told The Dallas Morning News that it's becoming more difficult and time-consuming to identify, investigate and successfully litigate cases involving a wrongful conviction.

    Only one person was added to the compensation list in 2016, down from 15 in 2009, according to official records.  

    Read more on this story from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News.

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