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Feb. 3, 2022, 10:30 AMUpdated: Feb. 9, 2022, 10:25 PM

Texas Law Slows Financing of Wrongful Conviction Suits (Correct)

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

Welcome back to the Big Law Business column on the changing legal marketplace written by me, Roy Strom. Today, we learn how Texas compensates people for time they never should have spent behind bars. Sign up to receive this column in your inbox on Thursday mornings.

I learned a lot while researching a story I wrote yesterday on litigation funders that invest in civil rights lawsuits brought by the wrongly convicted.

Here’s a wrinkle that didn’t make it into the story: Texas has more exonerations than any state since 1989, according to the National Registry of Exonerations. The state ...

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