June 23, 2021

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Does a $75m settlement make up for three decades in prison?

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That was how much Ronnie Long, a black man wrongfully incarcerated over a 1976 rape and burglary, received in restitution. His lawyer has argued that, by this calculation, Mr Long has only been compensated “for what amounts to 15 years” of his 44-year incarceration.

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