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Friday, May 13, 2005

Boston slow to pay up to wrongfully accused

Nine men are suing the commonwealth of Boston for almost $4.5 million after being wrongfully convicted and serving up to a decade in prison on unrelated charges, reports the Boston Herald. Under a new law those wrongfully convicted are entitled to up to $500,000 each, but the men say that because of Attorney General Tom Reilly they have not seen a dime.

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