Exoneree Compensation in North Carolina

Any person with a pardon for innocence is eligible for $50,000 for each year of wrongful incarceration with a maximum of $750,000. Also includes provision of job skills training and education tuition waivers. (NC Gen Stat §§ 148-82 to 148-84). Effective: 1947; Amended most recently: 2008.

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