1) How do states vary in the compensation they offer those who are wrongly convicted? What is the compensation law in NJ state?
2) What “escape clauses” are used in some statutes to avoid having to compensate those who were wrongly convicted?
3) What assistance aside from financial compensation do exonerated prisoners need? Why are parolees sometimes better off that exonerees?
4) How does the Supreme Court case Connick v. Thompson (2011) affect compensation for the wrongly convicted?