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Exoneree compensation bill fails to pass as Republicans object

Walter Lomax

The General Assembly failed to pass legislation that would streamline the process for the wrongfully convicted to receive compensation and other benefits, frustrating advocates who hoped that years of work would finally pay off. The bill, named after exoneree Walter ...

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BPW to vote on millions in compensation for 3 wrongfully convicted men

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, left, speaks as Prince George's County State's Attorney Aisha Braveboy looks on. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Three men wrongfully convicted for a 1983 murder will receive $2.9 million each in compensation if the Maryland Board of Public Works votes to approve the payments on Wednesday. Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart were convicted of murder in ...

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