The State Has a Duty and Obligation to Pay for Wrongful Imprisonment.

Sep 17, 2014

Sometimes people are locked up in prison for a crime they did not commit. The State has a duty and obligation to pay for wrongful imprisonment. The below article is a good piece to depict this: A West Alexandria man who wrongfully spent more than a year behind bars settled with the state of Ohio for $82,000. The Court of Claims of Ohio approved the settlement on September 12, which determined that Scott Chessman was wrongfully imprisoned from May 4, 2009 through July 16, 2010.

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