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Legislative Hall in Dover.

An act that would lay out Delaware’s first official procedures for compensating the wrongly convicted is being considered in the state House of Representatives.

Introduced by Rep. Sean Lynn, D-Dover, on March 17, the Delaware Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Act would require those who claim they’re eligible for compensation to back up their case and have payout amounts from a state fund determined by the Superior Court.

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